Manning Sentenced To 35 Years For Leaking Military Secrets

Law360, New York (August 21, 2013, 11:37 AM EDT) -- A military judge on Wednesday sentenced U.S. Army Pvt. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for leaking classified secrets to WikiLeaks, wrapping up a closely watched case that showed how the government would treat cyber espionage.

Army Col. Denise Lind also knocked Manning down from the rank of private, first class, to private, E-1, gave him a dishonorable discharge and forfeited of all his pay and allowances, the Army said in a statement. It said the judge granted Manning credit for time served of 1,182...
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