Bradley Manning's Trial Delayed
Army pushes back date by 6 weeks to mid-March
By Polly Davis Doig, Newser Staff
Posted Dec 2, 2012 10:31 AM CST
In a Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 file photo, Army Pfc. Bradley Manning is escorted into a courthouse in Fort Meade, Md., for a pretrial hearing.   (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

(Newser) – There's been much ado about Bradley Manning's state of mind and imprisonment over the course of pre-trial hearings this past week, but the Army private and accused WikiLeaker now won't get his day in court until March, reports the AP. A military judge announced the change today, saying that longer-than-expected pretrial proceedings meant Manning's trial would be delayed by six weeks to March 16 or 18. He faces life in prison.

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gmcft
Dec 3, 2012 12:30 AM CST
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gmcft
Dec 2, 2012 4:38 PM CST
I'd like to wipe that smile off his face. What is never talked about (I've read it once) is the people that were imprisoned or murdered because of his actions. However, one of the leaked documents confirmed that Saddam Hussein did indeed have some WMDs. I only read that once also.
Kookey90
Dec 2, 2012 4:22 PM CST
The government can pile all the charges they want on Manning, but at the end of the day all they need is for one charge to stick and he should be good to go in prison for at least twenty.