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Should Blackwater and Halliburton Pay for the People They’ve Killed: Or are Government Contractors Entitled to a Common-Law Combatant-Activities Defense

Should Blackwater and Halliburton Pay for the People They’ve Killed: Or are Government Contractors Entitled to a Common-Law Combatant-Activities Defense Johns, Margaret Z. Combatant-Activities Defense.” Tenn. L. Rev. 80 (2012): 347.

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Iraq Extradites Fugitive Defense Contractor to U.S. to Face Fraud Charges

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 28, 2014 Iraq Extradites Fugitive Defense Contractor to U.S. to Face Fraud Charges A Las Vegas-based former Department of Defense contractor has been extradited from Iraq to the … Continue reading

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What The DC Circ.’s KBR Decision Means For Compliance

What The DC Circ.’s KBR Decision Means For Compliance Law360, New York (July 07, 2014, 12:15 PM ET) – Brian Miller ​ Almost every major regulatory regime relies on a basic principle of law enforcement policy that, by creating incentives … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Presses Challenges Over Access to KBR Docs

Whistleblower Presses Challenges Over Access to KBR Docs By Andrew Ramonas, Legal Times July 28, 2014 Stephen Kohn. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/NLJ Lawyers for a whistleblower on Monday asked a full federal appeals court to hear a dispute over access … Continue reading

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Defense: Gov’t suppressed evidence in Blackwater

Defense: Gov’t suppressed evidence in Blackwater By PETE YOST — Jul. 28, 2014 6:17 PM EDT   This image obtained by the Associated Press, Defendants’ Trial Exhibit DX2414, shows eight spent shell casings from the scene of the shootings of … Continue reading

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DynCorp Hit With $9M Suit Over Afghan Base Subcontract

DynCorp Hit With $9M Suit Over Afghan Base Subcontract Share us on: By David Siegel Law360, New York (July 24, 2014, 1:23 PM ET) — Defense contractor DynCorp International LLC was hit with a breach of contract suit Wednesday in … Continue reading

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A Primer on Legal Developments Regarding Private Military Contractors

A Primer on Legal Developments Regarding Private Military Contractors By Faiza Patel Friday, July 18, 2014 at 4:30 PM Recent events again have raised the issue of accountability for alleged human rights violations by Blackwater, the most notorious of the … Continue reading

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Witnesses Testify Against Ex-Blackwater Colleagues in Case of 2007 Iraq Killings

National Desk; SECTA Witnesses Testify Against Ex-Blackwater Colleagues in Case of 2007 Iraq Killings The New York Times By MATT APUZZO 16 July 2014 WASHINGTON — As a line of Blackwater armored trucks pushed through heavy traffic away from the … Continue reading

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Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts

Determining the Status of Private Military Companies Under International Law: A Quest to Solve Accountability Issues in Armed Conflicts P.R. Kalidhass Jawaharlal Nehru University – Centre for International Legal Studies (CILS) June 29, 2014 Amsterdam Law Forum, Volume 6, Spring … Continue reading

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Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

Private military contractors, war crimes and international humanitarian law

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