In Manning case, sparring over digital evidence

Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, right, is escorted into a courthouse at Fort Meade, Md., Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011, for a military hearing that will determine if he should face court-martial for his alleged role in the WikiLeaks classified leaks case. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

December 19, 2011 10:28:03 AM PST
Military prosecutors and defense lawyers tangled Monday over digital evidence against an Army intelligence analyst charged with massively leaking secret U.S. data to WikiLeaks, while his supporters fumed that the public was shut out as the hearing dealt with classified but widely publicized information.