Here is SCOTUSBlog’s take on the Behenna cert. petition, which we’ll know the results on shortly. H/t DHS
It appears that in exchange for removing the possibility of a death sentence, SSGT Robert Bales is going to plead guilty to at least some of the charges related to the killing of civilians outside a US base in Afghanistan. Seattle Times report here and Reuters report here. Bales will reportedly plead guilty next Wednesday to premeditated murder charges and face a September sentencing hearing that will decide whether he will be eligible for parole.
And more news here on MAJ Nidal Hasan’s request to represent himself in his court-martial via the Killeen Daily Herald, here.