drieuxster (drieuxster) wrote,

Speaking of Legal IkkyYukkies....

Hey kids, yesterday we mentioned, again, that the USMC General downgraded a charge of "murder" to "negligent homicide"; which of course the phoney civilians were clamoring as a great victory.

But if it was such a victory, why didn't the USMC General simply squash the Article 32 indictment, asserting anything he wanted to, rather than concede that there exists a prima facia case that the USMC's ROE's were violated and that this trooper was on Par with the rest of the BlackWater Army Types, but unfortunately for the USMC Recruitors, was still bound not merely by the Legalisms of the UCMJ LAW, as if mere law in america were legal enough in itself, but by that higher standard, the USMC Code of Conduct.


Or should we all just go whistling in the dark and hope that no one actually thinks about the implications and legal complications, and, gosh, golly, gee whiz, the ETHICAL COMPLICATIONS.
Tags: war, warcrimes

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