Bradley Manning judge rules length of soldier's detention 'reasonable' | World news | guardian.co.ukQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|The judge presiding over the prosecution of alleged WikiLeaks source Bradley Manning has ruled that the US soldier was brought to trial in good time and did not have his constitutional rights violated, removing the final impediments to a full court martial trial in June. The ruling dashes the defence team's hopes of having the charges against Manning dismissed. His lead lawyer, David Coombs, had argued in legal argument to the court that "extreme foot-dragging" by the prosecution had violated the accused's right to a speedy trial.|
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