A glimmer of hope against tyranny…

by | Nov 11, 2007 | Stress Blog | 2 comments

Federal judge bars Army retrial of officer who refused Iraq War
Watada Marchers
By Jeff Paterson, Courage to Resist. November 11, 2007

Civilian federal Judge Benjamin Settle blocked the Army’s plans for a second court-martial of prominent Iraq War military resister First Lieutenant Ehren Watada. Judge Settle’s preliminary ruling last Thursday found that a retrial would violate Lt. Watada’s Fifth Amendment protections against being tried for the same crime twice—known as double jeopardy.

read on: http://www.couragetoresist.org:80/x/content/view/526/1/