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Ex-Taliban POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Has Hired a Lawyer
ABC News ^ | July 16, 2014 | By LUIS MARTINEZ

Posted on 07/16/2014 12:24:35 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former Taliban POW who was just returned to active duty, has lawyered up, asking prominent military affairs attorney Eugene Fidell to take his case.

Fidell, who teach military justice at Yale Law School, told ABC News today that he has been representing Bergdahl for about a week and is working pro bono.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: bergdahl; bergdahltruthfile; missionaccomplished; obamagotbergdahl; photoops; traitor

1 posted on 07/16/2014 12:24:35 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lawyered up for defamation of character lawsuits?


2 posted on 07/16/2014 12:26:13 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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3 posted on 07/16/2014 12:31:52 PM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pro bono?!? Drats, I was hoping the traitor would have to fork over some, if not all, of that ill gotten $350k to the lawyer.


4 posted on 07/16/2014 12:32:11 PM PDT by bgill
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To: a fool in paradise

For a desertion courts martial.


5 posted on 07/16/2014 12:33:06 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: bgill

He won’t get that money unless he is cleared of desertion.


6 posted on 07/16/2014 12:33:59 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (The cure has become worse than the disease. Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I’ve said it before, but just in case...the fix is in.

Follow the money to see who’s really paying Larry the Lawyer.

Never thought you’d consider Nixon to be honest, did you?

Then along came the Obamadork/felon/cretin with his comptriot, the Holder/felon/cretin.


7 posted on 07/16/2014 12:36:12 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Fidell, who teach military justice

Major fail, Luis.

8 posted on 07/16/2014 12:36:31 PM PDT by bgill
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

A minor headline correction:

Ex-Taliban (purported POW) Bergdahl....


9 posted on 07/16/2014 12:37:23 PM PDT by Bob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; flaglady47; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; seekthetruth; seenenuf; ...
Schucks, I thought for sure he'd hire that champion-of-victimized-women mouthpiece, Gloria All-red.

Leni

10 posted on 07/16/2014 12:38:45 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Blood of Tyrants

“He won’t get that money unless he is cleared of desertion.”

If he doesn’t he’ll be made a Diversity Studies Professor at Yale. He’ll pull down $100k plus a year and never have a class.


11 posted on 07/16/2014 12:38:55 PM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Fidell has been a critic of the Bush Presidency’s policy on captives taken in the “war on terror”

his wife journalist Linda Greenhouse works for the New York Times


12 posted on 07/16/2014 12:39:05 PM PDT by kcvl
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To: bgill

Fidel?


13 posted on 07/16/2014 12:52:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: bgill
Pro bono? Drats, I was hoping the traitor would have to fork over some, if not all, of that ill gotten $350k to the lawyer.

Pro bono doesn't always mean what you think it means. It might very well mean that Luis' time is unpaid but that the Feds (aka tax-payers) pay for associates, clerks, filing, printing, expert witness fees, etc, etc. How do you think Johnny Cochran et al became millionaires?

Would be right interesting to see what visitors or telephones calls the Bergdahl fambly have had since the really, really bad swap. With his wife's position at the NY Times the WH may have made the contact through several layers of cut-outs.

14 posted on 07/16/2014 12:52:23 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Pro bono? The guy is set to get $300,000+ back pay tax free. I say at the least this lawyer should charge.

Plus if he hasn’t done anything wrong as the WH has told us and his parents told us, why does he need a lawyer?


15 posted on 07/16/2014 12:53:48 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: Covenantor

It’s pro bono for now as there are no charges filed.

After that, it’ll be our taxes hard at work defending him.


16 posted on 07/16/2014 12:55:17 PM PDT by gandalftb (Go OK State Cowboys!!)
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To: a fool in paradise

I’d be thinking it was to handle his forthcoming book deals which will rail against this country.


17 posted on 07/16/2014 12:59:18 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Remember a incident in the past when all of his
comrades called a fellow soldier a total scum-bag
who was not worthy of any military recognition?

Yeah, Bergdahl is like J. F’fin Kelly, and the swiftees;
but how did that turn out??


18 posted on 07/16/2014 1:01:49 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Remember a incident in the past when all of his
comrades called a fellow soldier a total scum-bag
who was not worthy of any military recognition?

Yeah, Bergdahl is like J. F’fin Kelly, and the swiftees;
but how did that turn out??


19 posted on 07/16/2014 1:07:34 PM PDT by Noob1999 (Loose Lips, Sink Ships)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think he’ll need one.


20 posted on 07/16/2014 1:09:47 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lawyered up? Yeh I’ll bet. He’s going to likely need it. Even Obama’s crooked military is going to be hardpressed to let Bergie off scott free.


21 posted on 07/16/2014 1:23:10 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose o f a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

To get him buried in Arlington?


22 posted on 07/16/2014 1:30:24 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Fiddell is an islamist mouthpiece. Represented gitmo detainee terrorists.


23 posted on 07/16/2014 2:28:31 PM PDT by subterfuge (Hey NSA snoop, get a real job you idiot!)
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