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Article 32 Proceedings: Request for Adjournment to Obtain New Counsel for Trial

Sept. 4, 2003 | DOA | ACLU-RDI 2078
This document is a letter from the defense counsel of an accused soldier for an adjournment in the proceedings for the soldier to be assigned new defense counsel and to allow that new counsel to prepare for trial in the matter. The facts of the case against the soldier are that on or about June 20, 2003 the soldier (an Officer) found a young Iraqi boy supposedly looting and instead of taking him in to custody he took the boy to a secluded area, threatened him with a gun and gun shot and released him. There is also a statement concerning the boy's family members.