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FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — Bradley Manning, the Army private arrested in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history, pleaded guilty Thursday to charges that could send him to prison for 20 years, saying he was trying to expose the...
Tags: WikiLeaks, Iraq, Punishment, Trials, Prosecution
After ruling last week that Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was subjected to overly restrictive confinement at a Marine Corps brig, a military judge postponed proceedings in Manning's court-martial until June. The Army should use that delay to consider a plea...
Tags: WikiLeaks, Iraq, Punishment, Lawyers, Prisons
A former Naval Academy instructor who is accused of sexually assaulting a female midshipman will be court-martialed, an academy spokeswoman said Thursday. Marine Corps Maj. Mark A. Thompson, a former history instructor at the academy, is accused of...
HOUSTON -- A top Air Force general testifying at a congressional hearing Wednesday about the growing sexual scandal at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in Texas said officials "clearly failed" to establish order and discipline among instructors at the...
Tags: Sex Crimes, Trials, Criminal Laws, Assault, Sexual Misconduct
A Marine who urinated on the corpses of Taliban fighters in a video seen worldwide pleaded guilty Wednesday to several charges at a court-martial at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Staff Sgt. Edward W. Deptola admitted desecrating the remains and posing with the...
In a rare case of an active-duty general charged with criminal offenses, a brigadier general at Ft. Bragg, N.C., is scheduled to face a court-martial Tuesday on charges of forcible sodomy, sexual misconduct and compelling female officers to perform sex...
Tags: Iraq, Sex Crimes, Central Intelligence Agency, Adultery, Trials
FORT BRAGG N.C. -- Army Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, a veteran of five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, deferred entering a plea to criminal charges including sexual misconduct at his court-martial Tuesday. In a rare case of an active-duty general...
Tags: Iraq, Justice System, Sex Crimes, Lawyers, Trials
FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — The Army's highest legal branch appointed a new judge to preside over the case of the Fort Hood shooting suspect, indicating the court-martial is on track to move forward after lengthy delays. U.S. Army Col. Tara Osborn was...
Tags: Punishment, Lawyers, Prosecution, Armed Conflicts, U.S. Army
As someone who has frequently stood outside the main gate at Fort Meade in support of Pfc. Bradley Manning, I was extremely disappointed by Army judge Col. Denise Lind's ruling that Mr. Manning will get only a 112-day reduction in sentence if convicted,...
Los Angeles TimesEL PASO, Texas -- The military judge supervising the trial of accused Ft. Hood shooter Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan was removed from the case Monday, with the military's highest appeals court ruling that his "duel of wills" with Hasan over the defendant'...
SEATTLE -- The commanders at Joint Base Lewis-McChord have decided to refer the case against Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales for a general court-martial on charges that he murdered 16 civilians in a late-night shooting rampage outside a remote Army outpost...
Sam Friedman, Fairbanks Daily News-MinerProsecutors say civilian criminal charges have been dropped against a Fort Wainwright soldier accused of fatally shooting a fellow soldier in south Fairbanks. However, Fairbanks District Attorney Michael Gray told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner...
Tags: Justice System, Lawyers, Trials, Laws, Criminal Laws
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