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Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case

Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (June 11, 2015, 4:22 PM ET) — Triple Canopy Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear a Fourth Circuit decision holding the … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Unit to Provide CLS Support to Iraq for F-16s

Lockheed Martin Unit to Provide CLS Support to Iraq for F-16s by Zacks Equity Research   Published on June 30, 2015 A Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT – Analyst Report) unit, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., of Fort Worth, TX, won a contract … Continue reading

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Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case

Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (July 2, 2015, 5:23 PM ET) — A former Defense Department contractor faces two and a half years in prison and a $1 million fine … Continue reading

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Floridians Are Heading to Syria and Iraq to Fight ISIS

Floridians Are Heading to Syria and Iraq to Fight ISIS By Kyle Swenson Tuesday, June 30, 2015 | 1 day ago After years of working as a bodyguard, MMA instructor, firearms guru, and security contractor, Suleiman Yousef says he’s prepared … Continue reading

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Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

Pushing the Limits of the US Warrior Ethos: Understanding the Extensive Use of Private Military Companies in Iraq

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UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, v. KBR

  UNITED STATES, ex rel. THOMAS WATKINS, Plaintiff/Relator, v. KBR, INC., and KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT SERVICES, INC., Defendants. Case No. 4:10-cv-4010.United States District Court, C.D. Illinois, Rock Island Division.May 22, 2015. ORDER & OPINION JOE BILLY McDADE, Senior District … Continue reading

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Munns v. Kerry

Munns v. Kerry, Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit 2015 MARK MUNNS; CHRISTA MUNNS, administrators for the separate Estate of Joshua Munns; DENNIS DEBRABANDER; SHARON DEBRABANDER, administrators for the separate Estate of John Young; LORI SILVERI, administrator for the separate Estate … Continue reading

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The $80 Million Fake Bomb-Detector Scam—and the People Behind It

June 24, 2015 12:40 pm The $80 Million Fake Bomb-Detector Scam—and the People Behind It Left: a collection of confiscated fraudulent bomb detectors. Right: James McCormick, an architect of the scam, arriving for his sentencing in London on three counts … Continue reading

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Operation Rent Seeking

Operation Rent Seeking Lofgren, Mike Washington Monthly 03-01-2015 Operation Rent Seeking How the war on terrorism became a business model. Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War by James Risen Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 304 pp. In present-day America’s politically … Continue reading

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Abu Ghraib and the Perversion of the Political Question Doctrine

Abu Ghraib and the Perversion of the Political Question Doctrine By Steve Vladeck Friday, June 19, 2015 at 8:02 AM I’ve written extensively about the important and complex legal questions raised by state-law tort suits against private military contractors, many … Continue reading

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