July 21, 2013
by Kimberly Bennett
The US Marine Corps on Friday released Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III after the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces overturned his murder conviction. In the June 26 decision, the court reversed the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals (CCA) decision holding that while the attorney-client ...[read more]
June 29, 2013
by Blake Lynch
The U.S. military's highest court, the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, overturned the murder conviction of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III. The Court's decision was based on the claim that Sgt. Hutchins's constitutional rights were violated when he was held in solitary confinement without ...[read more]
July 4, 2012
by Saheli Chakrabarty
The US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces on Monday decided to hear the appeal of a former US Marine convicted of the 2006 murder of an Iraqi policeman. The court approved a review in the case of Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III on a petition claiming that Hutchins' constitutional rights were ...[read more]
June 15, 2010
by Hillary Stemple
A military judge on Monday ordered the release of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III, two months after his conviction for killing an Iraqi citizen was reversed by the Navy-Marine Court for Criminal Appeals, citing lack of a fair trial. Hutchins was convicted in 2007 of murder, conspiracy to ...[read more]
June 8, 2010
by Dwyer Arce
The US Navy announced Monday that it will appeal an appeals court ruling overturning the conviction of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III. Hutchins, who was convicted in 2007 for the 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania, remains in the brig at Camp Pendleton while the ...[read more]
April 23, 2010
by Daniel Makosky
A military appeals court on Thursday reversed the conviction of US Marine Sgt. Lawrence Hutchins III for the 2006 killing of an Iraqi civilian, citing lack of a fair trial. In an 8-1 decision, the Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that the departure of one of Hutchins's primary a... ...[read more]
May 8, 2008
by Abigail Salisbury
The US military has reduced the sentence of Marine Corps Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III handed down after following his conviction last August for killing an Iraqi civilian, AP reported Thursday. Hutchins' attorney said he learned Tuesday that Hutchins will now serve only 11 years in detention at... ...[read more]
August 3, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A military jury in Camp Pendleton, California, Friday sentenced US Marine Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins, III to 15 years in prison for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of Iraqi civilian Hashim Ibrahim Awad in Hamdania. Hutchins was convicted Thursday of murder, conspiracy to commit ...[read more]
August 2, 2007
by Brett Murphy
A military court-martial jury Thursday found US Marine Corps Sgt. Lawrence G. Hutchins III guilty of murder for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania. Hashim Ibrahim Awad was removed from his residence and killed. His body was subsequently arranged with ...[read more]
August 1, 2007
by Mike Rosen-Molina
A military jury Wednesday found a US Marine corporal guilty of conspiracy to murder, larceny and housebreaking for his role in the April 2006 kidnapping and murder of an Iraqi civilian in Hamdania. Cpl. Marshall Magincalda was also found not guilty of premeditated murder, kidnapping and making a ...[read more]

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