Thursday, August 22, 2013, at about noon (closings up next)
- — Keith Eldridge (@KeithKOMO4)Thu, Aug 22 2013 18:37:18Mil court in recess until 12:30. Final matters before panel is dismissed to deliberate. #Bales will get life, but question is parole.
- — Keith Eldridge (@KeithKOMO4)Thu, Aug 22 2013 18:38:35#Bales proceeding back in session outside panel's presence to go over what members will get to take with them into deliberation.
- — Charlie Harger (@charlieharger)Thu, Aug 22 2013 18:43:20#Bales trial back in session without jury. Sides are arguing over what evidence can be examined by jurors in deliberations.
- — Keith Eldridge (@KeithKOMO4)Thu, Aug 22 2013 19:26:52Another bombshell at #Bales. His defense is not ready to present final arguments today. Judge said "What?" He relented. Closings tomorrow.
- — Drew Mikkelsen (@drewmikk)Thu, Aug 22 2013 19:35:28#Bales hearing will resume Friday morning. Def. attorneys not ready to make closing argument. Judge did not seem happy about that.
- With the sentencing hearing again recessed for the day - by early afternoon Thursday, this time - John Henry Browne holds another press conference outside the court:
- — johnhopperstadQ13FOX (@JohnHopperstad)Thu, Aug 22 2013 20:16:46Attorney John Henry Browne on #Bales testimony: "He told the story the way he wanted to. Whether he changed minds or not I don’t know."
- — Lewis Kamb (@lewiskamb)Fri, Aug 23 2013 05:44:38#Bales apologizes for Afghan massacres as jury nears deliberations | Local News | The Seattle Times http://seattletimes.com/html/localnews/2021669357_baleshearing23xml.html#.Uhb2cm4qQjE.twitter …
- — gabi campanario (@seattlesketcher)Fri, Aug 23 2013 04:30:34All the sketches from Thursday's #Bales sentencing hearing: http://blogs.seattletimes.com/seattlesketcher/2013/08/22/sergeant-bales-im-sorry-im-truly-truly-sorry/#.UhblH1AB6tc.twitter … via @seattletimes
Friday, August 23, 2013 (closing arguments by both sides)
- — jack healy (@jackhealyNYT)Fri, Aug 23 2013 15:04:06Day 4 of sentencing hearing for Sgt. Robert #Bales. Both sides set to make closing arguments -- should he spend 20 yrs in prison, or life?
- — Drew Mikkelsen (@drewmikk)Fri, Aug 23 2013 15:01:43When the #Bales jury deliberates, five of the six members must come to an agreement on whether or not he gets a chance at parole.
- — Allen Schauffler (@allenschauffler)Fri, Aug 23 2013 15:04:25#bales "jury" is six sgt & above US Army members.. lots of rank, lots of military experience. Life or life w/chance of parole is their job
- — DebatingChambers (@DCreDC)Fri, Aug 23 2013 17:56:44
Kandahar Mass Murder Plea Bargain Sentencing Hearing, As Tweeted: Closing Arguments
This is a record of the second of two evidence hearings in the court-martial of former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales for war crimes in Afghanistan. For context, please see my introduction to this 7-part Storify, linked just below. I recommend viewing this in /slideshow format. -January, 2014
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