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Title: “I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali

Title: “I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali  Isaac D. Chaput Washington University Law Review. 91.5 (July 2014): p1293. Not only is United States citizenship a “high privilege,” it is … Continue reading

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THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES: REID v. COVERT…,

THE CASE OF THE MURDERING WIVES: REID v. COVERT…, 212 Mil. L. Rev. 133 Military Law Review Summer, 2012 Department of Army Pamphlet 27-100-212

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KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation

re KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation

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US v Ali.pdf

US v Ali.pdf

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Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan

Criminal liability of civilian contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan Ingrid L. Price Source: Stanford Journal of International Law. 49.2 (Summer 2013): p491. I. INTRODUCTION II. THE GAPING HOLE: MILITARY CONTRACTORS IN IRAQ AND AFGHANISTAN III. MILITARY EXTRATERRITORIALITY JURISDICTION ACT IV. … Continue reading

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I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali

I (won’t) follow you”: the misguided, and dangerous, interpretation of constitutional extraterritoriality in United States v. Ali Isaac D. Chaput Washington University Law Review. 91.5 (July 2014): p1293. Not only is United States citizenship a “high privilege,” it is a … Continue reading

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Families of Beheaded Security Workers in Iraq Lose Appeal

Families of Beheaded Security Workers in Iraq Lose Appeal By ADAM KLASFELD (CN) – Families of U.S. contractors kidnapped and beheaded in Iraq almost a decade ago lost their appeal challenging the government policies they say contributed to their relatives’ … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s new battlefield: toward a regulatory regime in the United States for privately armed contractors operating at sea.

Blackwater’s new battlefield: toward a regulatory regime in the United States for privately armed contractors operating at sea Sean Patrick Mahard Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law. 47.1 (Jan. 2014): p331. http://law.vanderbilt.edu/index.aspx “[W]hen evil is the only solution, you do evil.” … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit allows Alien Tort Statute claim against Abu Ghraib contractor

Foreign relations law – Alien Tort Statute – Fourth Circuit allows Alien Tort Statute claim against Abu Ghraib contractor Harvard Law Review. 128.5 (Mar. 2015): p1534. Case note FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW–ALIEN TORT STATUTE–FOURTH CIRCUIT ALLOWS ALIEN TORT STATUTE CLAIM AGAINST … Continue reading

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Expanding Death Benefits, Cutting Pensions, Extra Holiday Time and More

Expanding Death Benefits, Cutting Pensions, Extra Holiday Time and More Govexec.com. (Nov. 19, 2014): GovExec Staff Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass., introduced H.R. 5721, the Overseas Security Personnel Fairness Act (https://www.congress.gov/bill/113th-congress/house-bill/5721), to allow the families of overseas federal contractors killed … Continue reading

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