Bradley Manning’s Defense Opposes Government Presenting Evidence Bin Laden Had WikiLeaks Documents

By: Wednesday February 27, 2013 9:06 am

The soldier the United States military is prosecuting for releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, Pfc. Bradley Manning, faces twenty-two charges. The most significant charge, which carries the potential of life in prison without parole if he is convicted, is the “aiding the enemy” charge. Military prosecutors would like to present evidence that Al Qaeda leader [...]

Bradley Manning Motion Hearing: Speedy Trial Ruling, Possible Plea (Updates)

By: Tuesday February 26, 2013 9:45 am

6:15 PM EST Getting rushed off base because it is closing time in the media center. More updates from today soon. 6:09 PM EST Here’s report on Bradley Manning’s planned plea in court on Thursday. He will be reading from a statement and part of it will get to what was on his mind when he decided [...]

How the Government Hopes to Argue Bradley Manning’s Alleged Leaks Aided Terrorism

By: Wednesday January 9, 2013 2:10 pm

(update below) In a process where the military judge can allow facts to be introduced into evidence for trial which are well known or can be proven, the government asked the judge to take notice of multiple pieces of evidence that show how the government intends to tie Manning’s alleged leaks to aiding terrorism. Al [...]

Defense: Amazing Bradley Manning’s Spirit Wasn’t Broken While He Was Confined at Quantico

By: Wednesday December 12, 2012 11:13 am

A significant pretrial hearing in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier being prosecuted by the United States government for allegedly releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, concluded yesterday. For more than ten days, the defense and government had witnesses testify on Manning’s treatment while he was confined at Quantico Marine Brig in Virginia. [...]

Bradley Manning’s ‘Unlawful Pretrial Punishment’ Hearing, Day 8

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 9:30 am

UPDATE – 10:12 PM EST David Coombs continued to press CWO4 Averhart on issue of Classification & Assignment Board: Wouldn’t SSGT. Jordan and SSGT. Lee already know GSGT. Blenis’ vote because he is the counselor who shares his recommendation for Manning’s status in beginning of the Board’s weekly meeting? CWO4 did not have a problem [...]

Reviews of Bradley Manning’s Confinement Status May Have Suffered from ‘Unnecessary Command Influence’

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 7:19 pm

A top correctional administrator and high-ranking Marine officer testified today during an “unlawful pretrial punishment” hearing in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning that the process for reviewing Manning’s confinement conditions at the Quantico Marine Brig during his nine months of confinement may have been corrupt or conducted improperly. Chief Warrant Officer Five Abel Galaviz [...]

Bradley Manning’s ‘Unlawful Pretrial Punishment’ Hearing, Day 7

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 9:12 am

7:20 PM EST Adjourned for the day. Here’s a report on some critical testimony given by a top Marine corrections official 4:15 PM EST New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan: “Times should have a reporter at the Bradley Manning hearings” 4:00 PM EST Major testimony just given by CWO5 Abel Galaviz: He examined the [...]

Bradley Manning’s Defense Lawyer Acknowledges Press, Public Pushed Military to Move Him to Leavenworth

By: Tuesday December 4, 2012 12:02 pm

After looking over House’s statements to the press, it is hard to find the inaccuracies. Much of what House told the press has largely been affirmed through evidence and testimony presented by the defense in court over the past week. One can only presume Manning took issue with House’s very human reaction to seeing Manning in restraints. Knowing he was confined in his cell twenty-three hours a day, had restrictions against exercise or moving in his cell and had an hour at most to exercise during the day, House shared what he was feeling as he sat across from Manning during visits.

The Prosecution’s Argument for Why It Didn’t ‘Unlawfully Punish’ Bradley Manning

By: Monday December 3, 2012 5:59 pm

Military prosecutors challenging a defense motion alleging Pfc. Bradley Manning was subjected to “unlawful pretrial punishment” while imprisoned at Quantico are arguing Manning had multiple avenues available to him if he wanted to complain about his confinement, which he never used. Manning, who is being prosecuted for allegedly providing classified information to WikiLeaks, testified this [...]

Bradley Manning’s Confinement Conditions at Quantico to Be Argued in Military Court Today

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 9:47 am

Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, will be in court today at Fort Meade in Maryland for the first day of a hearing on a defense motion that alleges “unlawful pretrial punishment” while imprisoned at the Quantico Marine Brig in Virginia. The motion calls for all charges with prejudice [...]

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