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

By: Thursday December 6, 2012 6:31 pm

Proceedings in the case against Pfc. Bradley Manning continue today with the government putting witnesses on the stand to argue Manning did not suffer “unlawful pretrial punishment” while he was detained at Quantico Marine Brig for nine months.

 

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

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 4:40 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.

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

By: Wednesday December 5, 2012 7:15 am

An “unlawful pretrial punishment” hearing in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is being prosecuted for allegedly providing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumes. The proceedings pick up where the prosecution left off on December 2, when they were calling government witnesses to testify on Manning’s confinement conditions.

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

By: Tuesday December 4, 2012 10:20 am

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 3:34 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 past week on his confinement.

Breaking Private Manning

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 9:40 am

For almost three years Manning has endured intense physical and mental pressure, all designed to force him to implicate WikiLeaks and its publisher Julian Assange in an alleged conspiracy to commit espionage. It is also a message to would-be whistleblowers: the U.S. government will not be gentle.

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

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 7:40 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 to be dismissed or “10-for-1 sentencing credit” for the 258 days Manning served in conditions “equivalent to solitary confinement.”

Defense: Bradley Manning’s Speedy Trial Rights Have Been ‘Trampled Upon’

By: Saturday September 29, 2012 10:15 am

The defense for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, filed a motion calling for all charges with prejudice to be dismissed because the United States government has “trampled upon” Manning’s “speedy trial rights.”

Bradley Manning August Motion Hearing, Day 3 (Live Blog)

By: Thursday August 30, 2012 7:20 am

Pfc. Bradley Manning’s latest motion hearing is due to wrap today at Fort Meade in Maryland. The proceedings have been going for the last couple days. There should be a decision today on whether the defense will have access to all 1,374 emails between commanding officers at the Quantico Marine brig, where Manning was confined for about nine months.

There will also be deliberation on witnesses who are going to be produced for the “unlawful pretrial punishment” hearing now scheduled for October.

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

By: Wednesday August 29, 2012 10:15 am

The second day of a motion hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumes today. There will be deliberation over whether uncharged misconduct Manning committed is relevant to the case or admissible in court. The judge will also hear commonly known facts related to the case, like prior statements from public officials, which the defense and government think should be a part of her understanding of the alleged offenses.

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