Category Archives: Legal

G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga

G4S guards found not guilty of manslaughter of Jimmy Mubenga Terrence Hughes, Colin Kaler and Stuart Tribelnig cleared of killing Mubenga, who died as he was being deported from UK Jimmy Mubenga died on board a plane at Heathrow airport … Continue reading

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KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over ‘Excess’ LOGCAP III Supplies

KBR Hit With FCA Suit Over ‘Excess’ LOGCAP III Supplies By Linda Chiem Law360, New York (October 10, 2014, 7:07 PM ET) — Defense contracting giant KBR Inc. has been accused of buying hundreds of millions of dollars of excessive … Continue reading

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Three G4S guards CLEARED of killing Angolan deportee by restraining him on a plane with banned ‘carpet karaoke’ technique that blocked his breathing for 36 minutes

Three G4S guards CLEARED of killing Angolan deportee by restraining him on a plane with banned ‘carpet karaoke’ technique that blocked his breathing for 36 minutes  The guards were accused of restraining Jimmy Mubenga for 36 minutes Angolan father-of-five then … Continue reading

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The racist texts. What the Mubenga trial jury was not told

The racist texts. What the Mubenga trial jury was not told Clare Sambrook 17 December 2014 Jimmy Mubenga died under restraint by three G4S guards. Extreme racist texts found on two of the guards’ phones were withheld from the jury … Continue reading

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DynCorp Hammers Ecuadorians’ Surviving Chem-Spray Claims

DynCorp Hammers Ecuadorians’ Surviving Chem-Spray Claims By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (December 16, 2014, 7:06 PM ET) — Dyncorp International Inc. on Monday targeted the remaining claims of 2,000 Ecuadorian workers allegedly harmed by the contractor’s spraying of … Continue reading

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JURY OUT IN G4S DEPORTEE DEATH CASE

JURY OUT IN G4S DEPORTEE DEATH CASE Press Association National Newswire Emily Pennink, Press Association 15 December 2014 09:50 A jury has retired to consider verdicts in the trial of three G4S guards accused of killing an Angolan deportee as … Continue reading

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War Contractor Socked With a Huge Fine

War Contractor Socked With a Huge Fine   The Wall Street Journal Doug Cameron 9 December 2014 The former supplier of food and beverages to U.S. troops in Afghanistan agreed to pay $389 million in fines and damages after admitting … Continue reading

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In notorious KBR whistleblower case, client privilege is again at issue

 Analysis & Opinion | Alison Frankel In notorious KBR whistleblower case, client privilege is again at issue By Alison Frankel December 8, 2014 (Reuters) – Ten years ago, the government contractor KBR began an internal investigation of allegations that it … Continue reading

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KBR Casts Doubt On Dying Man’s Plea Deal As Evidence

KBR Casts Doubt On Dying Man’s Plea Deal As Evidence By Khadijah M. Britton Law360, New York (December 05, 2014, 4:25 PM ET) — Kellogg Brown & Root Inc. on Thursday told a Texas federal court that the U.S. government … Continue reading

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The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?

“The Privatisation of ‘the Core Business of UN Peacekeeping Operations’: any Legal Limit?“, in 16 International Community Law Review, 2014, 405-422 Added by Mirko Sossai Abstract: The purpose of the present analysis is to investigate whether the law of collective … Continue reading

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