military death row http://www.kplu.org en Military death penalty cases are rare http://www.kplu.org/post/military-death-penalty-cases-are-rare <p></p><p>The Army has announced it will seek the death penalty against Joint Base Lewis McChord soldier Staff Sgt. Robert Bales.</p><p>Currently, there are 8 men awaiting execution on military death row in Leavenworth, Kansas. Some have been there for decades.</p><p>Washington District Court Judge Jack Nevin, of Tacoma, is a retired Brigadier General who was Chief Judge of the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals. He also teaches a class on military law at Seattle University Law School.</p><p>KPLU Law and Justice Reporter Paula Wissel interviewed Nevin about the differences between&nbsp; military and civilian death penalty cases.</p><p>(Click on listen button above to hear the radio interview.) Thu, 20 Dec 2012 22:47:15 +0000 Paula Wissel 7434 at http://www.kplu.org Military death penalty cases are rare