07 Nov 2012

Bradley Manning’s Speedy Trial Motion Hearing (Day 1)

Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, is back in military court today at Fort Meade for a motion hearing on whether his speedy trial rights have been violated. Witnesses will be testifying on delays that were approved for exclusion from the speedy trial clock that theoretically ticks to ensure individuals like Manning do not remain in pre-trial confinement for too long.

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26 Oct 2012

Protest Song of the Day: ‘Bradley Manning’ by David Neal

It is my great pleasure to present to you David Neal’s song “Bradley Manning,” which he sent to be featured as part of this ongoing project.

Neal is a singer-songwriter from Kitty Hawk, NC, on the Outer Banks. He pays the bills by working in construction and building houses and writes songs to express his love and frustration with his country and life itself. This comes from his album “Speak Truth.”

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25 Oct 2012

Protest Song of the Day: ‘Bradley Manning’ by David Neal

To recognize the power of protest music, acknowledge its role in creating a culture of dissent and how musicians translate social issues and systemic problems into song, The Dissenter has launched a daily feature that highlights a protest song every weekday.  It is my great pleasure to present to you

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18 Oct 2012

Bradley Manning Hearing: Argument Over Witness List for Speedy Trial Motion (Day 2)

UPDATE – 10:00 PM EST Witnesses likely to be called — Monica Carlile – She was a paralegal at the Office of the Staff Justice Advocate in the Military District of Washington and signed an “excludable delay” for Col. Carl Coffman, the Special Court Martial Convening Authority. She’s someone the

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17 Oct 2012

Bradley Manning Hearing: Argument Over Witness List for Speedy Trial Motion (Day 1)

The court martial for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumes today with a motion hearing. There will be arguments over witnesses for a hearing on the defense’s “lack of speedy trial” motion, which is scheduled for October 29 through November 2.

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17 Oct 2012

Bradley Manning Hearing: Argument Over Witness List for Speedy Trial Motion (Day 1)

The court martial for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the soldier accused of releasing classified information to WikiLeaks, resumes today with a motion hearing. There will be arguments over witnesses for a hearing on the defense’s “lack of speedy trial” motion, which is scheduled for October 29 through November 2.

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