Bradley Manning Trial Day Four: Live

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Bradley Manning Trial Day Four: Live

Jacob Chamberlain, staff writer

(Patrick Semansky/AP)

Army whistleblower Pfc. Bradley Manning faces his fourth day on trial on Monday in a military courtroom in Fort Meade, Maryland.

Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF) will continue to upload transcripts from each session, after a successful campaign to get a stenographer in the courtroom.

The defense for Pfc. Bradley Manning told the military court on Monday that they support the crowd-funded stenographers organized by FPF to provide unofficial transcripts of the trial to the general public.

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“We believe that this enforces Pfc. Manning’s right” under the Sixth Amendment during trial, defense lawyer David Coombs stated, adding that it would have a positive impact on the press’ “First Amendment right to keep track accurately of what happens in the court martial.”

Follow live tweets below for updates throughout the day:


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