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Barko v. Halliburton—How the D.C. Circuit’s decision reaffirms the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations

The Contractor’s Perspective Barko v. Halliburton—How the D.C. Circuit’s decision reaffirms the attorney-client privilege in internal investigations By Kevin McCart and Steven A. Neeley Jr. on July 10th, 2014 The attorney-client privilege applies with equal force to internal investigations today … Continue reading

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Iraq War logistics contract goes on years after withdrawal

Iraq War logistics contract goes on years after withdrawal BART Unions File Lawsuit Over Contract Dispute BART Unions File Lawsuit Over Contract Dispute By Jim McElhatton The Washington Times Tuesday, July 8, 2014 It’s been more than two years since … Continue reading

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KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’

KBR Whistleblower Calls Forced Arbitration ‘Unconscionable’ Share us on: Twitter Facebook LinkedIn By David McAfee Law360, Los Angeles (June 13, 2014, 6:08 PM ET) — A whistleblower accusing KBR Inc. of filing false claims while working on a massive logistical … Continue reading

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Detainee who lost eye in Manus Island violence sues government and G4S

Detainee who lost eye in Manus Island violence sues government and G4S The asylum seeker, who suffered horrific injuries, says Australia and the security firm failed in their duty of care Oliver Laughland theguardian.com, Monday 30 June 2014 23.33 EDT … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses Almost All Claims of Ecuadorian Provinces and Individual Plaintiffs Against DynCorp

U.S. Court of Appeals Dismisses Almost All Claims of Ecuadorian Provinces and Individual Plaintiffs Against DynCorp 7/7/2014 by Marc Brainich The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently affirmed the dismissal of all but three claims brought … Continue reading

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Blackwater’s Death Machine

July 07, 2014 The Privatization of Repression Blackwater’s Death Machine by NORMAN POLLACK Obama is excellent at multitasking in navigating the waters of international politics, seeking to construct a political-structural framework of American global hegemony, formally (for who knows the … Continue reading

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Holding Blackwater Accountable: Private Security Contractors and the Protections of Use Immunity

Holding Blackwater Accountable: Private Security Contractors and the Protections of Use Immunity Emily Kelly, Boston College Law SchoolFollow Abstract Private security contractors who commit crimes abroad enjoy extensive protection from prosecution. When private security contractors discharge weapons without authorization, the … Continue reading

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G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker

G4S workers plead not guilty to killing an asylum seeker Published on the 05 July 2014 11:54   THREE G4S workers accused of killing an Angolan asylum seeker on a British Airways flight have denied manslaughter. Terence Hughes, 53, of … Continue reading

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Halliburton Overbilling Case Faces Review by High Court

Halliburton Overbilling Case Faces Review by High Court By BARBARA LEONARD WASHINGTON (CN) – Accused of billing for bogus services at U.S. military bases in Iraq during wartime, Halliburton and KBR persuaded the Supreme Court on Tuesday to review the … Continue reading

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British army veteran who served in Bosnia and Northern Ireland extradited to America to face fraud charges over Iraq security firm

British army veteran who served in Bosnia and Northern Ireland extradited to America to face fraud charges over Iraq security firm  David McIntyre, 43, is being ‘hauled in shackles’ to Washington today He’s accused of over charging a U.S. firm £66,000 … Continue reading

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