19 Aug 2013

Government: Bradley Manning Betrayed His Country & Deserves No Mercy from Court of Law

The government delivered its closing argument in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial at Fort Meade. During the argument, the government recommended the military judge sentence Manning to sixty years in prison.

After reminding the court that this case was about what happens when “arrogance meets access to sensitive information,” which the government said in its opening argument in the trial in June, Cpt. Joe Morrow Cpt. Joe Morrow declared that there may not be a soldier in the history of the US Army that displayed such extreme disregard for the soldiers above him and the president of the United States.

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19 Aug 2013

Judge Urged by Defense to Give Bradley Manning a Sentence That Will Allow Him to Still Have a Life

Sentencing arguments in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning took place at Fort Meade in Maryland with the government arguing that Manning deserved to be sentenced to sixty years in prison while the defense gave no exact recommendation but asked he be given a sentence that would allow him to

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19 Aug 2013

Judge Urged by Defense to Give Bradley Manning a Sentence That Will Allow Him to Still Have a Life

Sentencing arguments in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning took place at Fort Meade in Maryland with the government arguing that Manning deserved to be sentenced to sixty years in prison while the defense gave no exact recommendation, but asked he be given a sentence that would allow him to still have a life.

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19 Aug 2013

Sentencing Closing Arguments in Bradley Manning’s Trial (Live Updates)

3:35 PM EST  I am headed off Fort Meade because the media center is closing. I’ll have a full report on the prosecution’s argument to come later this evening. Manning has chosen to keep David Coombs onboard to handle his post-trial appellate rights. The government would like Bradley Manning to

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19 Aug 2013

Sentencing Closing Arguments in Bradley Manning’s Trial (Live Updates)

Closing arguments in the sentencing phase of Pfc. Bradley Manning’s trial are happening this afternoon in a military court at Fort Meade in Maryland.

Both the defense and government will be recommending to military judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, how much time would be reasonable for a sentence.

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19 Aug 2013

When Compared to Other Military Cases, How Long is Bradley Manning Likely to Be Sentenced to Prison?

A sentencing verdict in the trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning will be announced this week. Convicted of twenty offenses, including the embezzlement of government property and multiple violations of the Espionage Act, which stem from providing United States government information to WikiLeaks, Manning faces a maximum punishment of ninety years

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19 Aug 2013

When Compared to Other Military Cases, How Long Is Bradley Manning Likely to Be Sentenced to Prison?

Judge Army Col. Denise Lind is likely to rule on Bradley Manning’s sentence some time Tuesday or Wednesday. The verdict will come after sentencing argument during the afternoon and evening of August 19. In anticipation of a sentencing verdict, what should be expected and what would be proportional when compared to other military cases or espionage cases?

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17 Aug 2013

Roundup of Some of the Best Stories You Should Have Read About Bradley Manning This Week

The trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning will finally conclude next week, as the military judge at Fort Meade issues a sentencing verdict. Earlier this week, Manning took the witness stand to deliver a statement to Judge Army Col. Denise Lind after sitting through testimony from his sister and two psychologists,

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17 Aug 2013

Roundup of Some of the Best Stories You Should Have Read About Bradley Manning This Week

The trial of Pfc. Bradley Manning will finally conclude next week, as the military judge at Fort Meade issues a sentencing verdict.

Earlier this week, Manning took the witness stand to deliver a statement to Judge Army Col. Denise Lind after sitting through testimony from his sister and two psychologists, which had clearly shaken him up.

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17 Aug 2013

Snowden, Manning and So-Called Secrets. It Isn’t the Russians and Chinese Secrecy Is Aimed At.

Julian Assange claims the Russians are playing nice with Snowden and not trying to pry information from him. This strikes me as entirely reasonable–-if Snowden was one of literally thousands of admin with access to the same information it’s probably safe to assume that the Russians already knew essentially everything Snowden does, in fact almost inconceivable that they didn’t. Further, the considerable propaganda value of the whole affair from the Russian point of view would be destroyed either by reports of coercive interrogations or any unexplainable prolonged silence from Snowden necessary to conceal such interrogation.

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