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CarolAnn

Posted 06 June 2013 - 02:50 AM

View PostBibliogryphon, on 06 June 2013 - 02:12 AM, said:

Not very familiar with this case but I was surprised he didn't go down the insanity route.

It is exceedingly difficult to mount an insanity defense in a US military court.

From Bloomberg:

The military may form a so-called sanity board to conduct a mental evaluation and determine whether Bales is fit to stand trial. Many such cases have been delayed to ensure that the accused can participate in his defense, according to a military judge advocate who briefe...

Bibliogryphon

Posted 06 June 2013 - 02:12 AM

The guilty plea has been accepted so it looks like he is off the menu.

Not very familiar with this case but I was surprised he didn't go down the insanity route.

adrian0719

Posted 29 May 2013 - 09:56 PM

To avoid death penalty by pleading guilty.

themaninblack

Posted 20 December 2012 - 10:28 AM

View PostMagere Hein, on 19 December 2012 - 07:47 PM, said:

View Posttime, on 19 December 2012 - 06:44 PM, said:

Faces Court-Martial, possible execution.

No date set yet.

That's possible as in impossible, I'd say.

My prediction: a short prison sentence.

Magere Hein

Posted 19 December 2012 - 07:47 PM

View Posttime, on 19 December 2012 - 06:44 PM, said:

Faces Court-Martial, possible execution.

No date set yet.

That's possible as in impossible, I'd say.

My prediction: a short prison sentence.

regards,
Hein

time

Posted 19 December 2012 - 06:44 PM

Faces Court-Martial, possible execution.

No date set yet.

themaninblack

Posted 15 November 2012 - 06:56 PM

View Postmaryportfuncity, on 15 November 2012 - 02:44 PM, said:

View PostangryGreatness, on 15 November 2012 - 05:55 AM, said:

Military prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in Bales case, if they can prove Bales was in a clear state of mind at the time of the massacre.

maryportfuncity

Posted 15 November 2012 - 02:44 PM

View PostangryGreatness, on 15 November 2012 - 05:55 AM, said:

Military prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in Bales case, if they can prove Bales was in a clear state of mind at the time of the massacre.

So, could the various dead pool supremos clarify the issue? If he's breathing on 1 January and is subsequently sentenced to death and then (unlikely but possible) is executed within 2013...points or no points?

The Deathrace would award for that. But, Hell, we'd award f...

angryGreatness

Posted 15 November 2012 - 05:55 AM

Military prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in Bales case, if they can prove Bales was in a clear state of mind at the time of the massacre.

Phantom

Posted 20 March 2012 - 09:36 PM

Rather conveniently, he can't remember anything about the incident

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