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Expert Sources: Trial of James "Whitey" Bulger

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PROF. ROBERT BLOOM
BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL

(617) 894-1781 (cell)
robert.bloom@bc.edu

Robert Bloom has been widely quoted by national and local media outlets on a number of high profile cases, including the Bulger case. He specializes in Constitutional law; civil rights; criminal and civil trials; court system; police abuse; police use of informants; Fourth Amendment; police interrogation; judges and jurors. A former civil rights attorney and assistant district attorney, Bloom is the author of Constitutional Criminal Procedure and co-author of Moore's Federal Practice, a major treatise on federal civil practice

 

 

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PROF. R. MICHAEL CASSIDY
BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL

(617) 552-4343 (office)
(617) 548-8834 (cell)
michael.cassidy@bc.edu

Michael Cassidy is a national expert on prosecutorial ethics, the author of Prosecutorial Ethics and a national trainer of public sector attorneys on their responsibilities under the Rules of Professional Conduct. He has also written extensively about conspiracy law, the use and abuse of informants, and media restrictions in criminal cases. During his extensive career as a government lawyer, Cassidy prosecuted hundreds of felony cases and has served as: a member of the Massachusetts State Ethics Commission, Editor-in-Chief of the Massachusetts Law Review, Governor's Commission on Corrections Reform, Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers, Criminal Justice Section Council of the Boston Bar Association, advisor to the National District Attorneys' Association, and as a member of the Massachusetts Judicial Nominating Commission. Cassidy was recently appointed to serve a three year term on the Supreme Judicial Court's Standing Advisory Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct.