Category Archives: Legal

Army Ordered to Pay KBR’s Legal Expenses

Army Ordered to Pay KBR’s Legal Expenses August 31, 2015 KBR allegedly exposed U.S. soldiers to toxic chemicals at a water treatment facility in Iraq (U.S. Army Photo)The hefty legal bills KBR has been racking up in litigation involving its Iraq contracts … Continue reading

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War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre

War, law, jurisdiction, and juridical othering: private military security contractors and the Nisour Square massacre Katia Snukal Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto, 100 St George Street, Toronto M5S 1A1, Canada Emily Gilbert Canadian Studies Program and Department … Continue reading

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Contract Law as Cover: Curtailing the Scope of Private Military and Security Contractor Responsibilities

Contract Law as Cover: Curtailing the Scope of Private Military and Security Contractor Responsibilities

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Arias v. DynCorp, 752 F. 3d 1011 – Court of Appeals, Dist. of Columbia Circuit 2014

Arias v. DynCorp, 752 F. 3d 1011 – Court of Appeals, Dist. of Columbia Circuit 2014 752 F.3d 1011 (2014) Venancio Aguasanta ARIAS, husband, on behalf of himself, as guardian of his four minor children, and on behalf of all … Continue reading

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STANISSIS v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL LLC, Dist. Court, ND Texas 2015

STANISSIS v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL LLC, Dist. Court, ND Texas 2015 STANISSIS v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL LLC, Dist. Court, ND Texas 2015 ZANI STANISSIS, INDIVIDUALLY and AS REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF HER HUSBAND, CAVIN STANISSIS, et al., Plaintiffs, v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL … Continue reading

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SALSER v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL, INC., Dist. Court, ED Michigan 2015

SALSER v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL, INC., Dist. Court, ED Michigan 2015 PATRICIA SALSER, ET AL., Plaintiffs, v. DYNCORP INTERNATIONAL, INC., ET AL., Defendants. No. 12-10960. United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division. August 19, 2015. OPINION AND ORDER R. STEVEN … Continue reading

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Mercadante v. XE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2015

Mercadante v. XE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2015 C.J. MERCADANTE, et al., Plaintiffs, v. XE SERVICES, LLC, et al., Defendant. Civil Action No. 11-1044 (CKK).United States District Court, District of Columbia.January 15, 2015. MEMORANDUM OPINION COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY, … Continue reading

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United States: KBR Wins Second Mandamus Challenge to DC District Court Rulings on Attorney Client Privilege, Denying a False Claims Act Relator the Contractor’s Internal Investigation Materials

United States: KBR Wins Second Mandamus Challenge to DC District Court Rulings on Attorney Client Privilege, Denying a False Claims Act Relator the Contractor’s Internal Investigation Materials Last Updated: August 17 2015 Article by Marcia G. Madsen and Luke Levasseur … Continue reading

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Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

Inherently Governmental Functions: A Bright Line Obscured by the Fog of War

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Trust-Building: Clearing Up Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors

Trust-Building: Clearing Up Criminal Prosecution of Civilian Contractors by Christina Corless

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