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Manning defence moves to suspend trial
« on: June 24, 2012, 00:12:00 AM »

Bradley Manning’s Defense Moves to Temporarily Suspend Court Martial
By: Kevin Gosztola Friday June 22, 2012 5:52 pm   
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.

The request to temporarily suspend proceedings, according to the motion, is being made because prosecutors have not fully conducted a due diligence search for evidence and have not handed over evidence that has been formally requested.

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