bs0d3 writes: Bradley Manning has finally scheduled a day in court. On December 16, he will have an Article 32 hearing (military pre-trial). Private Manning has been in jail for 1 1/2 years. The Article 32 hearing will begin at Fort Meade, Maryland. The primary purpose of the Article 32 hearing is to evaluate the relative strengths and weaknesses of the government's case as well as to provide the defense with an opportunity to obtain pretrial discovery. Further trial dates and locations are still unknown.