Daily Archives: April 3, 2013

Pirates vs. Private Security: Commercial Shipping, the Montreux Document, and the Battle for the Gulf of Aden

[Translate] California Law Review February, 2013 COMMENT: Pirates vs. Private Security: Commercial Shipping, the Montreux Document, and the Battle for the Gulf of Aden NAME: Joel Christopher Coito* * J.D. Candidate, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2013; B.S., … Continue reading

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DynCorp’s Afghan Settlement With Army Called a ‘Mugging’

[Translate] DynCorp’s Afghan Settlement With Army Called a ‘Mugging’ By Tony Capaccio – Apr 2, 2013 1:16 PM ET DynCorp International Inc.’s agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers over disputed work in Afghanistan “wasn’t a settlement, it was a … Continue reading

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Command Authority over Contractors Serving With or Accompanying the Force.

[Translate] Command Authority over Contractors Serving With or Accompanying the Force. Army Lawyer, Dec2009 p. 35-41 US Army Judge Advocate General’s School, Charlottesville, VA 22903-1781 By: Lieutenant Colonel Charles T. Kirchmaier I. Introduction With over 242,657 contractors serving with or … Continue reading

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The Regulation of Private Military and Security Contractors

[Translate] LOCATION: Marriott Renaissance Hotel, 999 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C. — April 5, 2013 8:30 am SUBJECT: The American Society of International Law (ASIL) holds its 107th annual conference on “International Law in a Multipolar World,” April 3-6. AGENDA: … Continue reading

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Labor and Liability in U.S. Contracts

[Translate] The Georgetown University Global Law Scholars Cordially Invite You to Attend Labor and Liability in U.S. Contracts 12:45 p.m., Monday, April 8 with a Lunch Reception at 12:15 p.m. 600#New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC in Room 2000 of … Continue reading

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SHIELDS OF WAR: DEFINING MILITARY CONTRACTORS’ LIABILITY FOR TORTURE

[Translate] American University Law Review June, 2012 61 Am. U.L. Rev. 1417 WAR, TERROR, AND THE FEDERAL COURTS, TEN YEARS AFTER 9/11: NOTE: SHIELDS OF WAR: DEFINING MILITARY CONTRACTORS’ LIABILITY FOR TORTURE 

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The Legal Issues of Private Armed Security on Commercial Ships.

[Translate] The Legal Issues of Private Armed Security on Commercial Ships By: Rodden, Grace, Walsh, James, Federal Lawyer, 1080675X, May 2011, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 30-5, 56 INTRODUCTION In 1765, William Blackstone wrote that piracy is a principal offense … Continue reading

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COUNCIL ADOPTS 11 TEXTS, EXTENDS MANDATES ON IMPLEMENTATION OF DURBAN DECLARATION AND PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] States News Service March 22, 2013 Friday COUNCIL ADOPTS 11 TEXTS, EXTENDS MANDATES ON IMPLEMENTATION OF DURBAN DECLARATION AND PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES COUNCIL ADOPTS FOUR TEXTS ON OCCUPIED PALESTINIAN AND ARAB TERRITORIES AND EXTENDS MANDATE ON HAITI … Continue reading

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