Category Archives: Academic

Al Shimari v. Caci International Inc – The Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in the Wake of Kiobel

Al Shimari v. Caci International, Inc.: The Application of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction in the Wake of Kiobel Ellen Katuska, University of South Carolina School of Law  Recommended Citation Katuska, Ellen (2014) “Al Shimari v. Caci International, Inc.: The Application of Extraterritorial … Continue reading

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The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm

The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm, 46 J. Marshall L. Rev. 1121 (2013) John Sviokla Recommended Citation John Sviokla, The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the … Continue reading

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Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq

Private Attorneys General v. “War Profiteers”: Applying the False Claims Act to Security Contractors in Iraq Bryan Terry Abstract In order to provide context for the Custer Battles court’s opinion, Part II of this Note generally describes the FCA and … Continue reading

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Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation

Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation Yvonne M. Dutton Publication Citation Yvonne M. Dutton, Gunslingers on the High Seas: A Call for Regulation, 24 Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 107-160 (2013) Available at: http://scholarship.law.duke.edu/djcil/vol24/iss1/

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Salvage Awards on the Somali Coas t- Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises

Salvage Awards on the Somali Coast: Who Pays for Public and Private Rescue Efforts in Piracy Crises? Geoffrey Christopher Rapp Abstract This paper, a contribution to the “Troubled Waters: Combating Modern Piracy with the Rule of Law” symposium, explores the … Continue reading

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Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas- A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of False Claims Act

Rachel M. Kelly Ensuring Contractor Accountability Overseas: A Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act Would Be Preferable to Expansion of the False Claims Act Abstract This Note considers the advisability of amending the False Claims Act’s qui tam provisions beyond instances of … Continue reading

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Just War and Non-Combatants in the Private Military Industry

Just War and Non-Combatants in the Private Military Industry Paul Richard Daniels Journal of Military Ethics (forthcoming)

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Private Forces, Public Harm: private security companies and international law

Private Forces, Public Harm: private security companies and international law by Taryn Priadko The widespread participation of private military and security companies (PMSCs) in contemporary conflicts has led to concerns about the extent to which transnational military entities are able … Continue reading

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Does the privatisation of military force signal a terminal weakening of the state’s monopoly on violence?

Dissertation: Does the privatisation of military force signal a terminal weakening of the state’s monopoly on violence? by Zhulduz Baizakova Structure 1. Abbreviations 2. Introduction 3. Definition of the term “mercenary” 4. Difference between “mercenary” and private military and security … Continue reading

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Markets, Privatization , and Corruption

Markets, Privatization , and Corruption Social Research By Debra Satz 1 December 2013 in recent decades, market provision has replaced or partially substituted for government provision in many arenas. During the 1970s and 1980s in the United States and in … Continue reading

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