Obama-Dissing Marine Can't Get Discharge Proceedings Put Off

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Discharge proceedings began Thursday against a U.S. Marine who called President Barack Obama a “domestic enemy” on the Internet, one day after a California federal judge refused to intervene in the military tribunal's case.

U.S. District Judge Marilyn L. Huff ruled Wednesday that she couldn't intervene to halt a military tribunal's proceedings against Sgt. Gary A. Stein because the immediate issue was whether he had breached military protocol, and not whether his words were protected by the First Amendment.

Though Huff also "strongly recommended" that the military...
To view the full article, register now.

Documents

Related

Sections

Case Information

Case Title

Stein v. Dowling et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-00816

Court

California Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other

Judge

Marilyn L. Huff

Date Filed

April 3, 2012

Companies

Government Agencies

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.