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Sentencing Phase of Bradley Manning's Trial, Day 3 (Live Updates), Kevin Gosztola, FireDogLake.com
- August 2 | The Government maintains that there will be continuing effects from Manning's disclosures and that the defense should not be able to prevent expert testimony from the government's witnesses.
- Maj. Fein told the judge that some experts will "testify about their opinions on the continuing future impact of this information."
Investigator: Bradley Manning Leak Did Not Result in Deaths, Ed Pilkington, Guardian UK
02 August 13 | The US counter-intelligence official who led the Pentagon's review into the fallout from the WikiLeaks disclosures of state secrets told the Bradley Manning sentencing hearing on Wednesday that no instances were ever found of any individual killed by enemy forces as a result of having been named in the releases.
Juan Cole | Top 10 Ways Bradley Manning Changed the World, Juan Cole, Informed Comment
02 August 13 | Bradley Manning will be sentenced today, having been found guilty of 20 counts on Tuesday, including espionage (despite the lack of evidence for intent to spy and the lack of evidence that his leaking ever did any real harm). Whatever one thinks of Manning's actions, that we deserved to know some of what he revealed and that his revelations changed the world are undeniable.
The Chilling Manning Trial, Frank Rich, New York Magazine
01 August 13 | What matters here is not that Manning was found guilty of leaking - which he admitted to and will not get anything like 136 years for - but that he was found not guilty of "aiding the enemy." That "not guilty" is a good thing, but it doesn't mitigate the reality that "aiding the enemy" was a bogus and dangerous charge in the first place. The fact that the government would even pursue it is chilling to a free press.
Bill Simpich | When Will Bradley Manning Be Released? Bill Simpich, Reader Supported News
01 August 13 | Bradley Manning was convicted on 19 of 21 charges, plus a 20th charge for which the prosecution accepted the guilty plea. Here's the entire verdict in Manning's case.
Live Blog: Sentencing Phase Begins Today, Scott Galindez, Reader Supported News
30 July 13 | The sentencing phase in the the court-martial of Bradley Manning begins today. The defense has filed motions to merge some of the charges. The Army was given until Friday to respond. The judge announced that to date Manning will be given credit for 1,274 days of incarceration. He has spent 1,162 days in jail since his arrest and will be given additional credit of 112 days as ordered by the judge as relief for his mistreatment while in the custody of the Army. Manning's maximum sentence is 136 years, loss of rank to E-1, a dishonorable discharge, and forfeiture of pay.
Manning Attorney: "We Won the Battle But Not the War", Scott Galindez, Reader Supported News
30 July 13 | Bradley Manning's defense attorney, David Coombs, addressed supporters following the verdict in Manning's court-martial. "We won the battle but not the war. Bradley is not out of the fire yet," Coombs said in response to Judge Col. Denise Lind finding Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy. The judge also found Manning not guilty of leaking the Granai airstrike video, which was one of the espionage charges
Manning Acquitted of 'Aiding the Enemy' Charlie Savage, New York Times
30 July 13 | A military judge on Tuesday found Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, but convicted him of multiple counts of violating the Espionage Act.