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Legal News
21 Jul 2013
by Kimberly Bennett

[JURIST] The US Marine Corps [official website] on Friday released Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III after the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces [official website] overturned [opinion, PDF] his murder conviction. In the June 26 decision, the court reversed [JURIST report] the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) [official … [read more]


Legal News
29 Jun 2013
by Blake Lynch

[JURIST] The U.S. military's highest court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces [official website], overturned the murder conviction of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III. The Court's decision [opinion, PDF] was based on the claim that Sgt. Hutchins's constitutional rights were violated when he was held in solitary confinement without … [read more]


Legal News
4 Jul 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty

[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces [official website] on Monday decided to hear the appeal of a former US Marine convicted of the 2006 murder of an Iraqi policeman. The court approved a review in the case of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III on a petition claiming … [read more]


Legal News
15 Jun 2010
by Hillary Stemple

[JURIST] A military judge on Monday ordered the release of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, two months after his conviction for killing an Iraqi citizen was reversed [opinion, PDF; JURIST report] by the Navy-Marine Court for Criminal Appeals [official website], citing lack of a fair trial. Hutchins was convicted … [read more]


Legal News
8 Jun 2010
by Dwyer Arce

[JURIST] The US Navy [official website] announced Monday that it will appeal an appeals court ruling overturning the conviction of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III [JURIST news archive]. Hutchins, who was convicted in 2007 [JURIST report] for the 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC … [read more]


Legal News
20 May 2010
by Sarah Miley

[JURIST] The US Department of Defense [official website] announced [press release] on Thursday that US Forces-Afghanistan has launched an investigation into allegations that a "small number" of soldiers are responsible for the unlawful deaths of three civilians in Afghanistan. The Army's Criminal Investigation Command [official website] began the investigation earlier … [read more]


Legal News
23 Apr 2010
by Daniel Makosky

[JURIST] A military appeals court on Thursday reversed [opinion, PDF] the conviction of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III for the 2006 killing of an Iraqi civilian, citing lack of a fair trial. In an 8-1 decision, the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals [official website] ruled that the departure … [read more]


Legal News
8 May 2008
by Abigail Salisbury

[JURIST] The US military has reduced the sentence of Marine Corps Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III [JURIST news archive] handed down after following his conviction [JURIST report] last August for killing an Iraqi civilian, AP reported Thursday. Hutchins' attorney said he learned Tuesday that Hutchins will now serve only 11 … [read more]


Legal News
3 Aug 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A military jury in Camp Pendleton, California, Friday sentenced [press release] US Marine Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins, III to 15 years in prison for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad [Wikipedia profile] in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. Hutchins … [read more]


Legal News
3 Aug 2007
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] A military jury sentenced US Marine Cpl. Marshall L. Magincalda [advocacy website] to 448 days confinement [press release] and demoted Magincalda to private Friday for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad [Wikipedia profile] in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. … [read more]


Legal News
2 Aug 2007
by Brett Murphy

[JURIST] A military court-martial jury Thursday found US Marine Corps Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III [JURIST news archive] guilty of murder [press release] for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. Hashim Ibrahim Awad [Wikipedia profile] was … [read more]


Legal News
1 Aug 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A military jury Wednesday found a US Marine corporal guilty [press release] of conspiracy to murder, larceny and housebreaking for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. Cpl. Marshall Magincalda was also found not guilty of … [read more]


Legal News
24 Jul 2007
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] Jury selection began Tuesday in the court-martial [JURIST report] of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III, charged [DOC text] with murder, kidnapping, larceny, assault, housebreaking, conspiracy, and making a false official statement for his alleged role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in … [read more]


Legal News
20 Jul 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A military jury sitting at Camp Pendleton, California, sentenced US Marine Cpl. Trent Thomas [advocacy website] Friday to a bad-conduct discharge [press release] and reduced his rank to private for his role in the 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. … [read more]


Legal News
18 Jul 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina

[JURIST] A military jury sitting at Camp Pendleton, California, Wednesday convicted US Marine Cpl. Trent Thomas [advocacy website] for his role in the 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive]. Thomas was acquitted at court-martial of premeditated murder, making a false official … [read more]


Legal News
10 Jul 2007
by Michael Sung

[JURIST] The court-martial of US Marine Corps Cpl. Trent D. Thomas [advocacy website] for his alleged role in the 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive] began Monday, with the prosecutor asking jurors to convict Thomas on charges [JURIST report] of premeditated … [read more]


Legal News
2 Mar 2007
by James M Yoch Jr

[JURIST] US Marine Corps Cpl. Trent D. Thomas [advocacy website] was arraigned [press release] Thursday on charges of murder and kidnapping related to the April 2006 slaying of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive], but declined to enter a plea. Thomas was arraigned for the killing … [read more]


Legal News
18 Feb 2007
by Caitlin Price

[JURIST] US Marine Lance Cpl. Robert B. Pennington [advocacy website] was sentenced to eight years in military prison [Camp Pendleton press release] Saturday for his role in the death of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive] in April 2006. The original sentence of 14 … [read more]


Legal News
13 Feb 2007
by Alexis Unkovic

[JURIST] US Marine Lance Cpl. Robert B. Pennington [advocacy website] pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges [DOC text] of murder, kidnapping, housebreaking, larceny and conspiracy for his role in the death of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad [Wikipedia profile] in Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive] in April 2006. A military … [read more]


Legal News
8 Feb 2007
by Joshua Pantesco

[JURIST] US Marine Cpl. Trent Thomas withdrew his guilty plea [JURIST report] in the second day of his sentencing hearing Thursday on unpremeditated murder charges stemming from the alleged murder of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad [Wikipedia profile] in the village of Hamdania [USMC timeline; JURIST news archive] in April … [read more]

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