On July 30, 2013 Col. Denise Lind found Pfc. Bradley* Manning guilty of 20 offenses of the Uniform Code of Military Justice, which included six violations of the Espionage Act; five offenses of stealing U.S. Government Property; and one violation the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. Manning faces up to 136 years in a military prison, dishonorable discharge; and forfeiture of all pay and allowances.
On August 6, 2013 Col. Denise Lind reduced Manning's overall maximum exposure from 136 years to 90 years, based on her ruling on three defense motions to merge specifications of findings and for the unfair multiplication of charges for sentencing purposes. Lind denied the defense motion to merge specification for findings, but did combine some specifications for sentencing purposes. See first table below.
On August 21, 2013, Lind sentenced Manning to 35 years in prison.
Go HERE for a breakdown of her VERDICT.
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Sentencing Maximum Punishments after UMC Ruling
The Verdict (Sortable)
*During the pretrial proceedings, court-martial and sentencing of Pfc. Manning, Chelsea requested to be identified as Bradley and addressed using the male pronoun. In a letter embargoed for August 21, 2013 Chelsea proclaimed that she is female and wished to be addressed from that moment forward as Chelsea E. Manning.
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