Brian Terrell of 'Creech 14' speaks about forthcoming verdict on drone protest

Background from Las Vegas Sun / 14 Sept 2010:

Judge delays decision in ‘Creech 14’ drone trial: Decision expected in January on trespassing case

The real question at the heart of the trial — whether the U.S. should be using drones controlled at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada on bombing missions to other countries — never came up. Instead, Judge William Jansen tried to keep the trial centered on one issue — were the 14 people who protested on April 9, 2009, at Creech breaking the law by trespassing?

After Jansen oversaw the four-hour bench trial Tuesday, he came to a conclusion: The so-called “Creech 14” case needed much more thought. “This case has a lot more consequences than a trespass case,” Jansen said. “… I want to make sure my decision is the correct decision.” Jansen told the packed courtroom that he needed to take about two to three months before he would render a written decision on the case. He set the date for that decision to be at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 27, 2011.   <continued here>



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