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Psychologists Who Designed the CIA Torture Program Can Be Sued by Victims, Federal Judge Rules

Psychologists Who Designed the CIA Torture Program Can Be Sued by Victims, Federal Judge Rules Tuesday, 26 April 2016 00:00 By Sarah Lazare, AlterNet | Report Also see: The Al Quaeda Leader Who Wasn’t: The Shameful Ordeal of Abu Zubdayah. … Continue reading

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Dispatches: An Opening for Justice for CIA Torture

April 27, 2016 Dispatches Dispatches: An Opening for Justice for CIA Torture For More Dispatches See Here Laura Pitter Senior National Security Counsel, US Program Laurapitter The United States government just opened the door a crack to justice for the … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit refines Rockwell public disclosure bar analysis

Fourth Circuit refines Rockwell public disclosure bar analysis Posted on Mar 17th, 2016 By Justin Graf and Larry Ebner In US ex rel. Beauchamp v. ACADEMI Training Center, the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit recently vacated dismissal … Continue reading

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Chancery Keeps Alive Lloyd’s Chemical Spray Liability Fight

Chancery Keeps Alive Lloyd’s Chemical Spray Liability Fight By Jeff Montgomery Law360, Wilmington (April 8, 2016, 4:30 PM ET) — Delaware’s Chancery Court has refused to toss a bid by Lloyd’s underwriters for retroactive revision of decades-old insurance policies to … Continue reading

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Judge Grants Torture Victims Their First Chance to Pursue Justice

A detainee in Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq. (photo: John Moore/AP) Judge Grants Torture Victims Their First Chance to Pursue Justice By Jenna McLaughlin, The Intercept 23 April 16 civil suit against the architects of the CIA’s torture program, psychologists … Continue reading

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Landmark Ruling Will Finally Allow Victims To Hold CIA ‘Torturers To Account’

Landmark Ruling Will Finally Allow Victims To Hold CIA ‘Torturers To Account’ ACLU cheers ‘historic win in the fight to hold the people responsible for torture accountable for their despicable and unlawful actions.’ By Deirdre Fulton | Common Dreams | … Continue reading

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2 DynCorp Bosses Thrown Back Into Iraq Worker Death Suit

2 DynCorp Bosses Thrown Back Into Iraq Worker Death Suit By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (April 22, 2016, 12:26 PM ET) — A Michigan federal judge reversed course Thursday and revived allegations against two DynCorp supervisors in a lawsuit accusing … Continue reading

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Fourth Circuit clarifies False Claims Act public disclosure bar

Fourth Circuit clarifies False Claims Act public disclosure bar Mayer Brown LLP USA April 19 2016 Introduction In United States ex rel Beauchamp v Academi Training the Fourth Circuit recently reversed the dismissal of a False Claims Act complaint, explaining that the … Continue reading

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Justice Department appears open to interrogation suit

Justice Department appears open to interrogation suit By ERIC TUCKER April 21, 2016 3:44 am Share FILE – In this May 14, 2013, file photo, the Department of Justice headquarters building in Washington is photographed early in the morning. The … Continue reading

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GAO Says Co. Can’t Contest Fellow Contractor’s $3.5B Award

GAO Says Co. Can’t Contest Fellow Contractor’s $3.5B Award By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (March 31, 2016, 11:50 AM ET) — The Government Accountability Office outright dismissed a company’s bid protest of a fellow U.S. Department of State security services … Continue reading

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