Category Archives: Legal

Heaven or Hell: The Plight of Former Wartime Interpreters of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts Living in the US

Heaven or Hell: The Plight of Former Wartime Interpreters of the Iraq and Afghanistan Conflicts Living in the US

Posted in Academic, Afghanistan, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones,

The New Wages of War – Devaluing Death and Injury: Conceptualizing Duty and Employment in Combat Zones

Posted in Academic, Casualties, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

IHMS revelations bolster the legal and political case against the detention of asylum seekers

IHMS revelations bolster the legal and political case against the detention of asylum seekers Richard Ackland While the leaked documents may not force the government to change course immediately, at least the Australian electorate cannot put its head in the … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Companies, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says

Manus Island: Man suspected of murdering asylum seeker Reza Barati walking free, source says By Papua New Guinea correspondent Liam Cochrane One of the men accused of beating an Iranian asylum seeker to death on Manus Island is walking free … Continue reading

Posted in Australia, Casualties, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

Private Military and Security Companies: A transnational legal approach

Posted in Academic, Legal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: A VACUUM?

PRIVATE MILITARY AND SECURITY COMPANIES UNDER INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW: A VACUUM?

Posted in Academic, Legal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

The Ability to Prosecute Private Military and Security Contractors and U.S. Special Operations Forces in the War on Terror: Under What Laws?

Andrea Ackerman GLOB1-GC.2115 Professor Trahan 13 May 2015 Research Paper: The Ability to Prosecute Private Military and Security Contractors and U.S. Special Operations Forces in the War on Terror: Under What Laws? Introduction: Private military and security contractors (PMSCs) are … Continue reading

Posted in Academic, Legal | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Family: DOJ Used Perjured Testimony to Secure Guilty Verdict on War Vets Working as Blackwater Guards

Family: DOJ Used Perjured Testimony to Secure Guilty Verdict on War Vets Working as Blackwater Guards by Edwin Mora21 Jul 2015Washington, D.C. 10 Department of Justice (DOJ) prosecutors used perjured testimony to secure guilty verdicts for four decorated veterans accused … Continue reading

Posted in Companies, Iraq, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiers

Oregon delegation outraged that KBR lawyers want $850K in fees from sick National Guard soldiers Larry Roberta, a former Marine and police officer, became disabled after his military service in Iraq. He’s one of 12 Oregon plaintiffs whose judgment against … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Our Oregon Guardsmen deserve better

Our Oregon Guardsmen deserve better Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Kurt Schrader 9:13 p.m. PDT July 18, 2015 (Photo: ASHLEY SMITH / STATESMAN JOURNAL) 2 CONNECT 3 TWEETLINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE Oregon National Guard soldiers exposed to toxic chemicals in Iraq … Continue reading

Posted in Casualties, Companies, Legal | Tagged , , | Leave a comment