Lawyers for alleged deserter Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl want to even the playing field by hiring a second forensic psychiatrist, one more comparable to the renowned doctor hired by the government earlier this year as consultant on the soldier's mental capacity at the time of his captivity.
Lawyers for Bergdahl filed a motion last week asking Col. Jeffery Nance, the military judge overseeing Bergdahl's case, to add Charles Morgan III to their team along with military psychiatrist Scott Moran. Government lawyers in January hired renowned civilian psychiatrist Gregory Saathoff, who reviewed case materials on Ariel Castro, the man accused of keeping three women locked in his Cleveland home for a decade.
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