November 25, 2014
by Josh Guckert
JURIST Guest Columnist Nathaniel R. Helms, author of No Time for Truth: The Marines, Justice, and the Haditha Incident, discusses the Haditha Incident and the military justice system ...Kenneth Englade recently offered his interpretation of the so-called Haditha Massacre, an unfortunate label ...[read more]
August 28, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On August 28, 2007, US Army Lt. Col. Steven Jordan was acquitted by a military jury of failing to control soldiers under his command who abused detainees at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison. Although Jordan had originally been charged with seven violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, he was ...[read more]
May 29, 2011
by Clay Flaherty
On May 29, 2008, US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Andrew Grayson's court-martial began in connection with the November 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi citizens in Haditha, Iraq. Grayson was charged with multiple violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including making a false official statement, ...[read more]
December 16, 2008
by Andrew Morgan
US Marine Sgt. Jermaine Nelson pleaded not guilty Monday in a military court at Camp Pendleton to charges of unpremeditated murder and dereliction of duty in connection with the November 2004 killing of four detained Iraqi insurgents. Nelson and another Marine, Sgt. Ryan Weemer, face charges ...[read more]
December 3, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
US Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers on Tuesday filed a challenge to a federal judge's decision to stay the execution of convicted murder suspect US Army private Ronald Gray. Judge Richard Rogers for the US District Court for the District of Kansas last week ordered the stay of the ...[read more]
October 29, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Donald G. Rehkopf, Jr.:For those unfamiliar with military practice under the Uniform Code of Military Justice,reading the recent federal District Court decision in Watada v. Head, is probably as baffling as any of the great Sherlock Holmes mysteries. But, like any of the Holmes... ...[read more]
September 19, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
A US Army Special Forces soldier faces court-martial proceedings following his arraignment in connection with the killing of an Afghan man earlier this year. The Army announced Thursday that Master Sgt. Joseph D. Newell of the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) based at Fort Bragg, N.C., is ...[read more]
July 29, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
US President George W. Bush Monday approved the death sentence of US Army private Ronald A. Gray, marking the first time a president has approved a military execution since 1957. Gray was first tried by a civilian court for his connection to four murders and eight rapes in North Carolina in the ...[read more]
June 23, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A US military court in Iraq Sunday convictedAlaa Alex Mohammad Ali,an Iraqi-Canadian translator working in the country, in connection with the February stabbing death of a fellow military contractor. The case is the first in which a civilian has been... ...[read more]
June 5, 2008
by Deirdre Jurand
A court-martial panel Wednesday acquitted a US Marine intelligence officer charged in connection with the November 2005 killings of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha. US Marine Corps 1st Lt. Andrew Grayson had been charged with multiple violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), ...[read more]

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