WikiLeaks Source Can't Duck Treason Charges

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 8:09 PM EST) -- A military judge on Tuesday rejected U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning's effort to dodge charges of treason for providing government secrets to WikiLeaks, ruling that numerous pretrial delays were unavoidable because of the large amount of classified information in the case.

Manning’s attorney David Coombs asked the judge, Army Col. Denise Lind, to dismiss the charges in September, arguing Manning’s right to a speedy trial under the Sixth Amendment had been violated. Manning has been held by the Army since May 27, 2010, without a trial,...
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