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Civilian court-martial jurisdiction and United States v. Ali: a re-examination of the historical practice

Civilian court-martial jurisdiction and United States v. Ali: a re-examination of the historical practice

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PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

PROCURING PROTECTION: USING THE FALSE CLAIMS TO COMBAT HUMAN TRAFFICKING BY GOVERNMENT CONTRACTORS

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Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

Privatized Military Firms’ Impunity in Cases of Torture: A Crime of Humanity

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Regulating the New Privateers of the Twenty-First Century

Regulating the New Privateers of the Twenty-First Century

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United States: Fourth Circuit Issues Ruling Interpreting False Claim Act Whistleblower Amendments

United States: Fourth Circuit Issues Ruling Interpreting False Claim Act Whistleblower Amendments Last Updated: September 21 2016 Article by Connie N. Bertram and Daniel J. Davis Proskauer Rose LLP The Fourth Circuit recently issued a decision interpreting the anti-retaliation provision … Continue reading

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Beans, bullets, and bribery: United States ex rel. Vavra v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. and expanded prime contractor liability under the Anti-Kickback Act

Beans, bullets, and bribery:  United States ex rel. Vavra v. Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc. and expanded prime contractor liability under the Anti-Kickback Act

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The Ultimate Force of the Law

The Ultimate Force of the Law

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Cockerham v. Willis, Dist. Court, WD Texas 2016

JOHN LEE COCKERHAM, JR., Reg. No. 97305-180, Petitioner, v. J.S. WILLIS, Warden, Respondent. No. EP-15-CV-382-PRM.United States District Court, W.D. Texas, El Paso Division.January 27, 2016. MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER PHILIP R. MARTINEZ, District Judge. On this day, the Court considered … Continue reading

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Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection

Ex-DynCorp Worker Asks 5th Circ. To Rethink Venue Rejection By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (August 10, 2016, 5:25 PM ET) — A former DynCorp employee urged the full Fifth Circuit to reconsider a panel’s decision to reject class action allegations … Continue reading

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Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law

Dogs of War or Jackals of Terror? Foreign Fighters and Mercenaries in International Law Simon Chesterman National University of Singapore (NUS) – Faculty of Law July 27, 2016 NUS Law Working Paper No. 2016/007 Abstract: The threat of “blowback” from … Continue reading

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