Military court grants stay for US soldier charged in Afghanistan civilian death

[JURIST] The US Army Court of Criminal Appeals [official website] on Friday stayed proceedings against a soldier charged in the death of an Afghan civilian in January. The stay was granted in the case of Private First Class Andrew Holmes of Joint Base Lewis-McChord, and allows time for the prosecution and defense to argue over the release of sealed photographs [Seattle Times report]. Holmes was charged in June along with Specialist Jeremy Morlock [JURIST report] and three others in relation…

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