Tag: eddie gallagher

Lawyer For SEAL Officer In War Crimes Case Argues Gag Order Prevents Him From Defending His Client

NAVAL BASE SAN DIEGO — The civilian lawyer for Navy SEAL Lt. Jacob “Jake” Portier argued Tuesday that his “defense is hamstrung” by an overly-broad gag order that does not allow him to conduct a thorough investigation in the case. Attorney Jeremiah Sullivan complained to the hearing officer in Portier’s Article 32 hearing that a […]

EXCLUSIVE: Video, Leaked Documents Cast Doubt On Navy SEAL Allegedly Stabbing ISIS Fighter

Video and documentary evidence obtained by Task & Purpose in the investigation of Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher, the Navy SEAL accused of murdering a suspected ISIS fighter in Mosul, Iraq last year, cast doubt on his guilt while revealing more details about the alleged victim. Gallagher, a 19-year veteran of the Navy, has been charged with four counts […]

‘There’s No Doubt It’s Going To A Court-Martial,’ Says Lawyer For SEAL Accused Of War Crimes

The civilian lawyer for the Navy SEAL accused of war crimes violations during the Battle of Mosul in 2017 said Thursday he doesn’t doubt his client will have to fight to clear his name at court-martial. In an interview following SEAL Chief Edward “Eddie” Gallagher’s Article 32 hearing — which wrapped up on Thursday — […]