Category Archives: Legal

Court Deals Major Blow To Veterans Suing Military Contractor Over Burn Pits

[Translate] Court Deals Major Blow To Veterans Suing Military Contractor Over Burn Pits By Patricia Kime, McClatchy Washington Bureau on August 6, 2017 A federal judge has dismissed a major lawsuit against a defense contractor by veterans and their family … Continue reading

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Court throws out murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court throws out murder conviction of Blackwater contractor By Rick Moran A federal appeals court has overturned the conviction of Nicholas Slatten, a Blackwater Security contractor involved in a 2007 incident in Iraq where 17 civilians … Continue reading

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In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences

[Translate]  In Blackwater Case, Court Rejects a Murder Conviction and Voids 3 Sentences By MATT APUZZO AUG. 4, 2017 Photo From left: Paul A. Slough; Dustin L. Heard; Evan S. Liberty; Nicholas A. Slatten. Credit From left: Douglas C. Pizac/Associated … Continue reading

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Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre

[Translate] August 5, 2017 Court Throws Out Murder Conviction for Blackwater Guard in Nissour Square Massacre A federal court ordered a new trial for Nicholas Slatten in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis in Nissour Square, Iraq transcript JAISAL … Continue reading

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Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling

[Translate] Legal News: Erik Prince Statement On Raven23 Court Of Appeals Ruling      I am heartened by the Court of Appeals ruling today and am grateful the Court finally recognized the unique nature of a Blackwater Contractor’s relationship with … Continue reading

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Court Overturns Conviction of Blackwater Massacre of Iraqi Civilians

[Translate] Court Overturns Conviction of Blackwater Massacre of Iraqi Civilians By Spencer S. Hsu, Washington Post 04 August 17 U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater Worldwide security guard sentenced to life … Continue reading

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Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned

[Translate]   Murder conviction in Blackwater case thrown out, other sentences overturned Play Video 0:41 Four Blackwater guards sentenced in 2007 Iraq shootings A federal judge had sentenced four former Blackwater security guards, from left, Dustin Heard, Evan Liberty, Nicholas … Continue reading

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The C.I.A. Psychologists

[Translate] The Opinion Pages | Letter The C.I.A. Psychologists JULY 6, 2017 Photo Still image from a video deposition of Dr. Bruce Jessen. To the Editor: In “Suit Gives New Details of Brutal Interrogations” (“Lasting Scars” series, front page, June … Continue reading

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DynCorp, Northrop FCA Suit Is Precise Enough, Court Told

[Translate] DynCorp, Northrop FCA Suit Is Precise Enough, Court Told By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (August 2, 2017, 9:10 PM EDT) — A former DynCorp employee urged a D.C. federal judge Wednesday to maintain his suit accusing the company and … Continue reading

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Psychologists, Architects of CIA Experimental Torture Program

[Translate] Psychologists, Architects of CIA Experimental Torture Program Sued by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) By Kevin Gosztola Global Research, July 29, 2017 Shadowproof 28 July 2017 Region: USA Theme: Crimes against Humanity, Intelligence, Law and Justice, US NATO War … Continue reading

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