Bradley Manning case heads back to court
By Larry Shaughnessy
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Marine Col. Robert Oltman said his decision to maintain maximum security status for Manning during his eight month uscanadagooseoutletsale confinement in Quantico in Virginia was borne out of caution.
cheap Canada Goose Oltman said at a pre trial hearing at Fort Meade, Maryland, for Manning that he recognized the case was high profile but told subordinates at the Marine base to what right and not about somebody looking over your shoulder. lawyers are trying to get the case thrown out or at least any sentence reduced, if he convicted by claiming he was mistreated at the Quantico brig from July 2010 until he was moved to the military prison at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas, in April 2011.
A Navy psychiatrist testified that his regular recommendations to ease Manning heightened confinement status after being taken off formal suicide watch within weeks of his arrival in Virginia from the Middle East were not acted upon by commanders.
Canada Goose online degree of concern of his safety and security was higher than anything I previously seen, said Capt. William Hoctor, who has more canada goose black friday sale than 20 years of experience in military and civilian corrections.
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Coombs tried to show that Oltman was pressured by a superior Canada Goose Parka to keep Manning under maximum security status and under special watch due to intense publicity.
Oltman said he knew Manning case had the attention of his superiors was on the news, it was on CNN but he denied there was any pressure. Oltman said he erred on the side of caution in Manning case because another detainee had killed himself while in custody prior to Manning arrival.
Hoctor, who saw Manning for most of his time at the Quantico brig, testified that he believed Manning was a potential suicide risk when he arrived. That assessment was based on medical records from a psychiatrist who examined him in Kuwait.
canada goose coats on sale Hoctor said he and the brig staff exercised a heightened state of vigilance regarding Mannning behavior. But he recommended that Manning be taken off suicide watch after a week. Manning canada goose uk black friday was upgraded a few weeks later to a status Canada Goose Online known as canada goose clearance sale prevention of injury watch.
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buy canada goose jacket had been observed for about a week or two without exhibiting any evidence of being suicidal. We were satisfied he no longer represented a risk, Hoctor said.
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Manning was a good detainee in general, he uk canada goose said.
Canada Goose Parka was pretty well behaved, Hoctor testified. actually held up better than expected.
canada goose Hoctor said that notes of Manning medical care while buy canada goose jacket cheap at Quantico were hand written because he was not allowed access to a computer and those notes have been missing since Manning was moved to Ft. Leavenworth.
Manning, 24, is expected to take the stand later this week to testify about his detention.
buy canada goose jacket cheap The Army intelligence analyst is accused of canada goose uk shop leaking classified military and State Department documents while serving in Iraq. canada goose store Many of them wound up on the WikiLeaks website. WikiLeaks has never confirmed that Manning was the source of the information.
Counts against Manning include aiding the enemy, wrongfully causing intelligence to be published on the Internet, transmitting national defense information and theft of public property or records.
canada goose clearance sale He could receive a sentence of up to life, if convicted on all counts at his court martial.
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