Military legal affairs

Israeli hardline nationalist supporters of Israeli army medic Sgt. Elor Azaria hold a banner with his name outside the Israeli military court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017. Scuffles erupted outside the courtroom between supporters of Azaria, who was convicted of manslaughter in the deadly shooting of an incapacitated Palestinian attacker, and police officers. The verdict, which marks an extremely rare case of an Israeli military court siding against a soldier over lethal action taken in the field. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
January 05, 2017 - 1:19 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Police have arrested an Israeli man for inciting against military judges who convicted a soldier for manslaughter over the fatal shooting of a badly wounded Palestinian attacker. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri says Thursday the arrest came after a threatening Facebook post. She says...
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January 04, 2017 - 3:35 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Latest on the trial of an Israeli soldier on charges of manslaughter over the death of a wounded Palestinian attacker (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Scuffles have erupted outside the courtroom between supporters of an Israeli soldier charged with manslaughter over the...
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January 04, 2017 - 1:59 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli military court is set to deliver the verdict in the case of a soldier tried for manslaughter for the death of a wounded Palestinian attacker. The rare case of an active serviceman being charged has polarized Israel, with defense officials criticizing the soldier's...
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FILE - In this April 6, 1988, file photo, Ronald Gray leaves a courtroom escorted by military police at Fort Bragg, N.C. A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for Gray, a former soldier who was sentenced to death for killing two women and a series of rapes, moving him closer to becoming the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half century. No known execution date has been set for Gray as of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. (Marcus Castro/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, File)
December 27, 2016 - 5:49 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for a former soldier sentenced to death for two killings and a series of rapes, inching the man closer to becoming the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half-century. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas...
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FILE - In this April 6, 1988, file photo, Ronald Gray leaves a courtroom escorted by military police at Fort Bragg, N.C. A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for Gray, a former soldier who was sentenced to death for killing two women and a series of rapes, moving him closer to becoming the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half century. No known execution date has been set for Gray as of Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. (Marcus Castro/The Fayetteville Observer via AP, File)
December 27, 2016 - 2:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Kansas federal judge has lifted a stay of execution for a former soldier sentenced to death for two killings and a series of rapes, inching the man closer to becoming the military's first death sentence carried out in more than a half century. U.S. District Judge J. Thomas...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pretrial hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl is due back in court for a pretrial hearing on accusations that he endangered fellow service members by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. The Friday, Dec. 16 hearing will likely include further arguments on whether prosecutors should be allowed to admit evidence of injuries to service members who searched for Bergdahl. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson, File)
December 17, 2016 - 1:03 am
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A judge has ruled the prosecutors of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl won't be able to harness some of the most emotionally powerful evidence against him at his court martial next year. The judge decided they can't present evidence at trial that soldiers were wounded searching for...
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December 16, 2016 - 3:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army major general has been stripped of his stars and forced out of the military after a 30-year military career because of a long extramarital affair and "swinger" lifestyle. An Army spokesman says Maj. Gen. David Haight was demoted by three steps to the rank of lieutenant...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016, file photo, Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl arrives for a pretrial hearing at Fort Bragg, N.C. Bergdahl is due back in court for a pretrial hearing on accusations that he endangered fellow service members by walking off his post in Afghanistan in 2009. The Friday, Dec. 16 hearing will likely include further arguments on whether prosecutors should be allowed to admit evidence of injuries to service members who searched for Bergdahl. (AP Photo/Ted Richardson, File)
December 16, 2016 - 3:47 pm
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — The judge overseeing the military trial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl ruled Friday that he won't allow evidence that any service members were injured while searching for him. The judge, Army Col. Jeffery Nance, wrote the risk is too great that such evidence would spur military...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo, an aerial view of the Pentagon. Sexual misconduct and harassment allegations against senior Army leaders increased this year and more were substantiated than in 2015, according to a closely held report by the Army Inspector General. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
December 15, 2016 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sexual misconduct and harassment allegations against senior Army leaders increased this year and more were substantiated than in 2015, according to a closely held report by the Army Inspector General. The memo obtained by The Associated Press also said the most frequent charge...
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