Lynndie England to plead not guilty in Abu Ghraib trial

Lynndie England to plead not guilty in Abu Ghraib trial

[JURIST] Attorneys for US Army Pfc. Lynndie England [JURIST news archive; Wikipedia profile] announced Thursday she will plead not guilty in her upcoming court-martial. The trial will reopen later this summer with the Army maintaining most of the charges from the original trial in which Judge Col. James Pohl threw out her guilty plea [JURIST report]. Earlier Thursday Pohl had refused to step down [JURIST report] from the new proceeding as requested by England's lawyers. The Washington Post has more.