Accused brawl soldiers seek US justice
By Cathy Harper, ABC News, September 29, 2009 12:25:00
Police say the brawl involved at least 35 people, and was watched by 300 others. (Reuters: Stephen Hird) Two US soldiers have appeared in the Darwin Magistrates Court on charges relating to a brawl on Darwin’s nightclub strip. The magistrate says he has no authority to transfer the case to U.S. jurisdiction.
Actually he doesn’t need to, no double jeopardy. Here is a link to the U.S. – Australia Status of Forces Agreement.