Category Archives: Legal

Blackwater Guards Finally to be Tried for Killing 14 Iraqi Civilians

Blackwater Guards Finally to be Tried for Killing 14 Iraqi Civilians Sunday, April 13, 2014 Blackwater Victim-Mohammed Hafiz shows photo of 10-year-old son, Ali Mohammed, October 4, 2007 (Photo: Khalid Mohammed, AP) One of the darkest episodes during the U.S. … Continue reading

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“GUNS FOR HIRE, DEATH ON DEMAND”: THE PERMISSIBILITY OF U.S. OUTSOURCING OF DRONE ATTACKS TO CIVILIAN SURROGATES OF THE ARMED FORCES AND CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL JUST WAR THEORY

Florida Journal of International Law “GUNS FOR HIRE, DEATH ON DEMAND”: THE PERMISSIBILITY OF U.S. OUTSOURCING OF DRONE ATTACKS TO CIVILIAN SURROGATES OF THE ARMED FORCES AND CHALLENGES TO TRADITIONAL JUST WAR THEORY August, 2013 Florida Journal of International Law … Continue reading

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CONSTITUTIONAL ETHICS AND CONTRACTING OUT: THE DILEMMA OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

CONSTITUTIONAL ETHICS AND CONTRACTING OUT: THE DILEMMA OF PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS Source: Mustang Journal of Business & Ethics . 2013, Issue 5, p30-45. 16p. Author(s): Schooley, Shawn Erik Subject Terms: *PUBLIC administration — Moral & ethical aspects Abstract: This article examines … Continue reading

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Indian court accepts petition to drop charges against anti-piracy guards

Indian court accepts petition to drop charges against anti-piracy guards Baltic Daily – Political/Social News 11 April 2014 12:38, TALLINN, Apr 11, BNS - The high court of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu has accepted a petition to drop charges … Continue reading

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Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military

Extradition looms for Canadian accused of building faulty trucks for U.S. military William Whyte’s Armet Armoured Vehicles won $6.4 million contract By Douglas Quan, Postmedia News April 11, 2014 12:20 PM In 2012, a federal grand jury in the United … Continue reading

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International Law and Private Military Companies: A Search for Clarity Droit international, sociétés militaires privées et conflit armé: Entre incertitudes et responsabilités

Journal of Intervention and Statebuilding Volume 8, Issue 1, 2014    International Law and Private Military Companies: A Search for Clarity Droit international, sociétés militaires privées et conflit armé: Entre incertitudes et responsabilités Elise Rousseaua pages 99-104  

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Privileged status of internal investigations at risk

Privileged status of internal investigations at risk Stinson Leonard Street LLP Russ Berland and Douglas R. Peterson April 7 2014 Court Finds Reports from Company’s Internal Investigation Are Not Privileged, Must Be Produced In Litigation A recent ruling by the … Continue reading

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Court hears case of military intrigue, sex abuse, fraud

Court hears case of military intrigue, sex abuse, fraud By Paula McMahon Sun Sentinel (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) Published: April 5, 2014 A Palm Beach County man with a mysterious past is at the center of a federal investigation that includes … Continue reading

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Defense Contractor MPRI Settles $3.2 Million Lawsuit Brought by Whistleblower

 Defense Contractor MPRI Settles $3.2 Million Lawsuit Brought by Whistleblower PR Newswire (U.S.) 13 February 2014 12:09 ATLANTA, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — According to whistleblower attorney Lee Tarte Wallace, Military Professional Resources, Inc., known as MPRI, has agreed to … Continue reading

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FUGITIVE DENIES CLAIMS

FUGITIVE DENIES CLAIMS The Courier-Mail By Peter Michael EXCLUSIVE 6 April 2014, AUSTRALIAN mercenary Peter McCosker plans to fight extradition and prove his innocence in a dispute with a one-time CIA-backed Afghan warlord over “tens of millions of dollars”. The … Continue reading

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