sentencing

Rattling the Bars

May 12, 2017
Kara Gotsch of the Sentencing Project explains how AG Jeff Sessions’ new guidelines will boost the prison population and increase costs

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

September 25, 2013
Already facing Israeli naval blockade, Gaza fisherman now under attack from Egyptian forces

Manning Sentencing Defense Plays Up Psychological Stress, Fails To Use Whistleblower Defense

August 15, 2013

David Swanson: Released provocative photo of Manning, emotional testimony by Manning’s sister plays to psychological defense but defense misses opportunity to showcase Manning as a whistleblower

Military Court Finds Manning Not Guilty of “Aiding the Enemy”

July 30, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Military culture dissuades whistleblowing, verdict is a symptom of the disease of endless war

Manning Found Guilty of Espionage, Faces 100-plus Years In Jail

July 30, 2013

Kevin Gosztola: Verdict’s impact will negatively affect future whistleblowers coming forward and NSA leaker Snowden

Judge in Bradley Manning Trial Refuses to Dismiss Most Serious Charges

July 18, 2013

Michael Ratner: Even though judge refused to grant defense motion to dismiss charges of aiding the enemy, Manning still could be found not guilty of that count.