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Attorneys for accused troops say Marine Corps hampering defenses
The North Couty Times (CA) ^ | July 21 | Mark Walker

Posted on 07/21/2006 10:33:11 AM PDT by PghBaldy

CAMP PENDLETON ---- Attorneys for two of seven Marines charged with premeditated murder in the shooting of an Iraqi civilian in April accused the military Thursday of refusing to provide basic information necessary to prepare their defenses.

They also complained that the Marine Corps has denied a request that they be allowed to hire an independent investigator to travel to the scene of the incident.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: hamdania; hamdaniya; iraq; pendleton8

1 posted on 07/21/2006 10:33:14 AM PDT by PghBaldy
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To: PghBaldy; All

Help the 'Pendleton 8' and their families.

VIDEO-Camp Pendleton demonstration for Marines


Accused troops' supporters busy fundraising - Hamdaniya / 'Pendleton 8' defense funds ^

Dozens rally at Camp Pendleton gates(24 June 2006) ^

Military justice under spotlight in Hamdania case - 'Pendleton 8' - 7 Marines, 1 Navy Corpsman ^

Lawyers for Marines, medic plan counterattack in Iraq murder case - Hamdaniya - 'Pendleton 8' ^


Defending the accused: Many attorneys in Hamdania case practiced law .. in military - 'Pendleton 8'

Letter reportedly from accused servicemen expresses thanks(Camp Pendleton 8)

Delay is likely for (Camp)Pendleton(8) hearings


Some of the familes and supporters of the 7 Hamdaniya Marines & a Navy Corpsman, now charged with multiple criminal offenses, have setup web sites for use in accepting donations for legal defense funds or sending notes of encouragement and support to the detainees and their families.

Cpl. Robert Pennington

PFC John Jodka

Tyler Jackson

Cpl. Marshall Magincalda

Cpl. Trent Thomas

Lance Cpl Jerry Shumate

Hospital Corpsman Third Class Melson J. Bacos

Other sites supporting the men:

If your financial situation permits, please help as you can to defer legal representation costs.


2 posted on 07/21/2006 10:36:50 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ......The Ca GOP: Where conservatives votes count but their opinions don't.)
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To: PghBaldy

The truth will come out. Glad to see the defense being aggressive.

3 posted on 07/21/2006 11:10:44 AM PDT by pissant
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"Attorneys for accused troops say Marine Corps hampering defenses"

Aren't these the troops of whom Bush has already indicated their guilt by ordering the Marine Corps to begin 'sensitivity training' because of their (alleged) actions? These poor troops are being sacrificed on the altar of America's new 'god', the almighty Political Correctness, whose thirst for the blood of white males and military men is never quenched.

4 posted on 07/21/2006 12:51:37 PM PDT by TheCrusader
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