Bradley Manning August Motion Hearing, Day 2 (Live Blog)

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 9:27 am

1:30 PM EST Leaving Fort Meade. That is all for now. More updates/insights soon. And the final day of proceedings resumes tomorrow with judge’s rulings and updates to the case calendar, etc. 1:23 PM EST One of the prosecutors, Cpt. Angel Overgaard, suggested the intent behind the act of posting a YouTube video where buzzwords [...]

Bradley Manning August Motion Hearing, Day 1 (Live Blog)

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 8:52 am

10:40 PM EST That is it for today’s updates. More to come tomorrow on Day 2, which will be a shorter day as there is a classified session in the afternoon. 10:35 PM EST The judge and Coombs had an exchange that merits attention. Lind asked if the defense was alleging Manning was “unlawfully” punished [...]

Bradley Manning’s July Motion Hearing, Day 4 (Live Blog)

By: Thursday July 19, 2012 9:35 am

5:32 PM EST Next motion hearing is August 27-31. The Republican National Convention will be taking place as Coombs argues his client was subjected unlawful pretrial punishment. I don’t know how Manning’s court martial and the RNC are connected other than the fact that the Republican Party probably support executing Manning for treason. 5:30 PM [...]

A Victory for Bradley Manning’s Defense (VIDEO)

By: Tuesday June 26, 2012 9:21 pm

Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, was back in court yesterday for an afternoon hearing. The judge ordered military prosecutors to hand over key damage reports from the CIA, FBI, State Department and the Office of the National Counter Intelligence Executive (ONCIX). She also ordered prosecutors to do an accounting [...]

Bradley Manning Back in Court for 1-Day Hearing (Live Blog)

By: Monday June 25, 2012 4:22 pm

UPDATE – 11:00 PM EST A video update I recorded on the hearing today: UPDATE – 8:11 PM EST The Herald Sun, a newspaper based in Australia, posts a report on the day’s proceedings. Of note: A US military judge has ordered prosecutors to share more documents with WikiLeaks suspect Bradley Manning after defence lawyers [...]

Bradley Manning’s Defense Moves to Temporarily Suspend Court Martial

By: Friday June 22, 2012 5:52 pm

The defense for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, has filed a relief motion calling on the military judge to temporarily suspend court martial proceedings and order the prosecution to state how it has taken steps to disclose known evidence that might negate or reduce Manning’s degree of guilt [...]

The Government’s Response to Challenge to Secrecy in Bradley Manning’s Court Martial

By: Wednesday June 13, 2012 11:05 am

(update below) The United States government has responded to a challenge against secrecy in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks. The response addresses a petition for extraordinary relief that the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) submitted to the Army Criminal Court of Appeals (ACCA) to order [...]

Secrecy Games By Prosecution & Government Postpone Bradley Manning’s Trial

By: Friday June 8, 2012 1:52 pm

(update below) The trial for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, has now been moved from September to November or January of next year. The judge moved the trial date because of “discovery issues” in the court martial. This was entirely predictable. All along, the military prosecutors and government [...]

Bradley Manning’s June Motion Hearing: Day 2 (Live Blog)

By: Thursday June 7, 2012 9:14 am

5:55 PM Court is in session tomorrow at 11 pm ET. There will be rulings. No new business 5:53 PM Look for a post that will be here soon on State Department testimony today. 5:51 PM There are some real soulless creatures on duty at Fort Meade. 5:50 PM Altogether, the witnesses from the State [...]

How Could Law Enforcement Files on Bradley Manning Not Be Relevant to the Case?

By: Thursday June 7, 2012 9:08 am

The legal proceedings in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumed yesterday with a third motion hearing in the court martial process. At Fort Meade in Maryland, the defense argued multiple motions submitted to compel the prosecution to hand over key evidence. The defense made a [...]

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