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Madras Court Stops Charge Sheet Against Against AdvanFort

Thu, Apr 24th, 2014 Madras Court Stops Charge Sheet Against Against AdvanFort By Ghana News -SpyGhana.com  The Madras High Court started hearing last Tuesday on an appeal filed by AdvanFort to quash charges against the US-based maritime security firm’s possession … Continue reading

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Ecuadoreans Press DC Circ. To Revive DynCorp Chemical Suit

Ecuadoreans Press DC Circ. To Revive DynCorp Chemical Suit By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (April 14, 2014, 3:47 PM ET) — A group of 2,000 Ecuadoreans urged the D.C. Circuit on Monday to revive their lawsuit alleging government contractor DynCorp International Inc. … Continue reading

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Judge dismisses case against Blackwater defendant

Judge dismisses case against Blackwater defendant By PETE YOST — Apr. 23, 2014 4:51 PM EDT WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed criminal charges against a former Blackwater security guard whose actions allegedly triggered the shootings of … Continue reading

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U.S. May Charge Ex-Blackwater Guard With Murder for Iraq Massacre

U.S. May Charge Ex-Blackwater Guard With Murder for Iraq Massacre By Reuters Filed: 4/23/14 at 3:42 PM Blackwater USA Chief Executive Erik Prince testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on security contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan on … Continue reading

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Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law

Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law ________________________________________ Document Information: Title: Private War, Private Suffering, and the Normalizing Power of Law Author(s): Bianca Baggiarini Volume: 18 Editor(s): Marcia Texler Segal, Vasilikie Demos ISBN: 978-1-78350-110-6 eISBN: 978-1-78350-111-3 Citation: … Continue reading

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The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm?

John Marshall Law Review Volum 46 / Issue 4 2013 The Mercenary Gap: How to Protect the Constitutional Rights of American Contractors in the Age of the Private Military Firm? by John Sviiokla

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A Date With Justice for Victims of Abu Ghraib

A Date With Justice for Victims of Abu Ghraib Baher Azmy, The National Law Journal The Center for Constitutional Rights’ Baher Azmy   April 16, 2014 One year ago Thursday, in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Inc., the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013

BADILLA v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., Dist. Court, WD New York 2013 JESSICA T. BADILLA, et al., Plaintiffs, v. NATIONAL AIR CARGO, INC., et al., Defendants. No. 12-CV-01066(A)(M).United States District Court, W.D. New York. September 30, 2013. REPORT, RECOMMENDATION AND … Continue reading

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ALKANANI v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2014

ALKANANI v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, Dist. Court, Dist. of Columbia 2014 KHADIM ALKANANI, Plaintiff, v. AEGIS DEFENSE SERVICES, LLC, and AEGIS DEFENCE SERVICES LIMITED, Defendants. Civil Action No. 09-CV-1607 (KBJ)(AK).United States District Court, District of Columbia. March 26, 2014. … Continue reading

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Part 2: Whither the PMSC of Asia?

April 21, 2014 Part 2: Whither the PMSC of Asia? By MarEx LT Scott Cheney-Peters, a surface warfare officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve and the former editor of Surface Warfare magazine, gives his opinions private military contractors’ utility and … Continue reading

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