It's called command influence...and it's impermissible
Remarks by Bush, Rumsfeld may have jeopardized fair trial for troops
Commanders prejudged Abu Ghraib abuse cases
By Gail Gibson - Baltimore Sun National Staff
"Usually, command influence is a rather subtle affair," said Jonathan Turley, a constitutional law professor at George Washington University who has represented defendants in military court. "This is screaming it from a mountaintop."
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