The legal jargon was tough to wade through, so I called in for help: Paul Woolverton. He's the Observer's state legislature reporter, and former court reporter. He helped me get through the jargon and knew who to call when it stumped even him.
We worked together to translate the legal mumbo jumbo of a 100+ page motion into something our readers could easily understand.
The defense team for alleged deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday called the stay of his court-martial unfair and said it will undermine public confidence in the trial.
In a motion filed in the U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, Bergdahl's lawyers asked to have a stay on the proceedings partially lifted.
Read the entire story here: http://www.fayobserver.com/military/bergdahl-lawyer-soldier-being-treated-unfairly/article_1932c679-513b-57c9-a459-d07a3b1a937e.html