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

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 8:25 am

The court martial proceedings for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumes today at Fort Meade in Maryland. Manning’s defense will be arguing a motion to compel the production of Quantico Marine brig emails for the next hearing in October on how Manning was treated while he was held in detention.

 

Defense Motion Details Horrific Conditions Bradley Manning Was Subjected to at Quantico

By: Friday August 10, 2012 1:20 pm

A more than one hundred page defense motion detailing how Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, was subjected to cruel and inhuman treatment while held at Quantico Marine Brig has been made public. The motion on “unlawful pretrial punishment” asserts officers at the brig made a decision to hold Manning in the harshest conditions possible, regardless of his psychological health.

Bradley Manning to Testify on ‘Unlawful Pretrial Punishment’ He Endured

By: Saturday July 28, 2012 10:00 am

A comprehensive motion containing allegations and evidence from the defense for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, was filed on July 27. The 110-page motion, which Manning’s defense lawyer said should “shock the conscience of the court” during a motion hearing this month, included a request to the Fort Meade court to dismiss all charges with prejudice because he was subjected to “illegal pretrial punishment” while imprisoned at the Quantico Marine Brig for nine months.

So Does the Government Think Bradley Manning Released Fake Diplomatic Cables?

By: Monday July 23, 2012 4:15 pm

A district court judge has denied an effort by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) to force the United States State Department to release all portions of twenty-three diplomatic cables, which the organization sought through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

Bradley Manning’s Treatment Should ‘Shock Conscience of Court,’ Defense Declares

By: Thursday July 19, 2012 4:43 pm

At Fort Meade, the defense presented arguments in favor of a request to have witnesses appear in August when the court deliberates over the unlawful pretrial punishment of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks.

Transparency Might Turn Bradley Manning’s Court Martial Into a Circus

By: Saturday July 14, 2012 7:00 pm

The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) has been diligently challenging secrecy in the court martial of Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks. They have taken their lawsuit—a petition for extraordinary relief—to the Army Criminal Court of Appeals (ACCA), and now the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces (CAAF) in an effort to force Judge Denise Lind to grant the press and public access to court filings, such as government motions, court orders, and transcripts of proceedings.

Bradley Manning’s Defense Moves to Temporarily Suspend Court Martial

By: Saturday June 23, 2012 10:00 am

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 or reduce the punishment he might face if found guilty.

Bradley Manning’s June Motion Hearing: Day 1 (Live Blog)

By: Wednesday June 6, 2012 8:00 am

The third motion hearing in the case of Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier who is being prosecuted by the US government for allegedly releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, commences today. It is taking place at Fort Meade in Maryland and is expected to last for three days. I’ll be live-blogging from the hearing.

Withholding Evidence from Bradley Manning’s Defense Team

By: Tuesday May 29, 2012 7:47 am

The government continues to withhold evidence that Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, should be able to use to defend himself in court, according to his defense team.

Why I’m Challenging Secrecy in Bradley Manning’s Court Martial

By: Friday May 25, 2012 9:01 am

A challenge against secrecy in court martial proceedings for Pfc. Bradley Manning, who is accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, was filed in the Army Court of Criminal Appeals (ACCA) on Thursday. The challenge—a petition for extraordinary relief—is being submitted to order the judge to grant the press and public access to court filings, such as government motions, court orders and transcripts of proceedings.

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