In United States v. Harman, __ M.J. __, No. 08-0804/AR (C.A.A.F. Feb. 4, 2010), CAAF rejected a legal sufficiency challenge to a conviction arising from abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib. Judge Stucky wrote for a unanimous court.
CAAF briefly discussed and affirmed Specialist Harman’s convictions for conspiracy to maltreat subordinates; dereliction of duty by failing to protect Iraqi detainees from abuse, cruetly and maltreatment; and four specifications of maltreatment.