July 3, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On July 3, 2008, a judge for the US District Court for the Central District of California ordered the release of two US Marines who had been jailed for refusing to testify about the deaths of Iraqi detainees during the Fallujah offensive in November 2004. The two Marines, Sgt. Ryan G Weemer and ...[read more]
August 29, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
A federal jury on Thursday acquitted former US Marine Sgt. Jose Luis Nazario Jr. of voluntary manslaughter and other charges in the first civilian trial for crimes allegedly committed by a member of the US military in Iraq. After six hours of deliberation, a jury in US District Court for the ...[read more]
August 20, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
Jury selection began Tuesday in the the trial of a former US Marine who faces voluntary manslaughter chargesfor alleged involvement in the deaths of four Iraqi civilians in 2004. Sergeant Jose Nazario cannot face trial by court-martial because he is no longer in the military, and is therefore... ...[read more]
July 4, 2008
by Nick Fiske
A US district court judge Thursday released two US Marines who had previously been jailed for refusing to testify about the deaths of Iraqi detainees during the November 2004 offensive in Fallujah. Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan G. Weemer and Sgt. Jermaine Nelson were held in contempt of court in June ...[read more]
June 13, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
A US District Court Judge Thursday ordered US Marine Corps Sgt. Ryan G. Weemer jailed for refusing to testify about the deaths of Iraqi detainees during the Multinational Force-Iraq's November 2004 offensive in Fallujah. Weemer reportedly refused to testify about the role of former Marine Sgt... ...[read more]
May 16, 2008
by Andrew Gilmore
US Marine Sgt. Jermaine Nelson will face a court martial later this year for murder, according to an order given by Marine Lt. Gen. Samuel T. Hellman. The murder charge, announced Wednesday, stems from an incident during the Multinational National Force-Iraq's November 2004 offensive in Falluja... ...[read more]
May 2, 2008
by Steve Czajkowski
A former US Marine sergeant, charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter for allegedly killing two Iraqi insurgents during the Multinational National Force-Iraq's November 2004 offensive in Fallujah, can stand trial in federal court, according to a ruling from US District Court Judge Step... ...[read more]
September 13, 2007
by Joshua Pantesco
A former US Marine sergeant pleaded not guilty in a California federal court Wednesday to two counts of voluntary manslaughter for killing two Iraqi insurgents during the Multinational National Force-Iraq's November 2004 offensive in Fallujah. The criminal complaint against Jose Nazario accuses... ...[read more]
August 16, 2007
by Leslie Schulman
A former Marine sergeant has been charged with two counts of voluntary manslaughter for killing two Iraqi insurgents during the Multinational National Force-Iraq's November 2004 offensive in Fallujah, his lawyers said Thursday. Jose Nazario will be arraigned at the US District Court for the Cen... ...[read more]

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