Bulger girlfriend, BOSTON, MASS. (WPRI) - The longtime girlfriend of Boston crime boss James "Whitey" Bulger is appealing her 8-year prison sentence.
Tuesday, a lawyer for Catherine Greig argued in the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the sentence was too harsh.Instead
of issuing an appropriate sentence, the lawyer said the judge
"effectively tripled" what should have been two and a half years.
pleaded guilty to conspiracy to harbor a fugitive and other charges
after she and Bulger were captured in California in 2011.
prosecutor said the sentence is fair, citing a number of things Greig
did to help Bulger during their 16 years on the run, including getting
Bulger's trial for alleged involvement in 19 murders is set to being in June.
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