Category Archives: Legal

MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

[Translate] MILITARY CONTRACTORS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

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Private Military Companies and International Law: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

[Translate] Private Military Companies and International Law: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 

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Ruddell v. TRIPLE CANOPY, INC., Dist. Court, ED Virginia 2016

[Translate] DUSTIN R. RUDDELL, Plaintiff, v. TRIPLE CANOPY, INC. Defendant. No. 1:15-cv-01331 (LMB/JFA).United States District Court, E.D. Virginia, Alexandria Division.August 29, 2016.Dustin R. Ruddell, Plaintiff, represented by William Bruce Cummings, William B Cummings PC. Triple Canopy, Inc., Defendant, represented by … Continue reading

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To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

[Translate] To Leash or Not to Leash the Dogs of War: The Politics of Law and Australia’s Response to Mercenarism and Private Military and Security Companies

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Kafkaesque Laws, Nisour Square, and the Trials of the Former Blackwater Guards

[Translate] Kafkaesque Laws, Nisour Square, and the Trials of the Former Blackwater Guards

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Role of Private Military and Security Companies: Corporate Dogs of War or Civilians Operating in Hostile Environments

[Translate] Role of Private Military and Security Companies: Corporate Dogs of War or Civilians Operating in Hostile Environments

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The Second Largest Force: Private Military Contractors & State Responsibility

[Translate] The Second Largest Force: Private Military Contractors & State Responsibility

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What is Next for Burn Pit Lawsuits?

[Translate] What is Next for Burn Pit Lawsuits? October 26, 2017, 08:00:00AM. By Anne Wallace Washington, DCIn August, the plaintiffs filed a Notice of Appeal In re: KBR, Inc., Burn Pit Litigation seeking to overturn the decision of the Fourth Circuit … Continue reading

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Firm pays $2.6M settlement after hiring base guards in Iraq who US says couldn’t shoot

[Translate] Firm pays $2.6M settlement after hiring base guards in Iraq who US says couldn’t shoot By CHAD GARLAND | STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 17, 2017 A security firm accused of billing the Defense Department millions of dollars for … Continue reading

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Private Iraq Guards

[Translate] Private Iraq Guards By Vin Gurrieri Law360, New York (October 17, 2017, 9:15 PM EDT) — The full Ninth Circuit on Tuesday let stand its decision that thousands of armed guards at U.S. military bases in Iraq can collectively … Continue reading

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