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4th Circuit upholds prisoner abuse conviction (access required)

The first American civilian convicted of mistreating a detainee during the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan failed to get the verdict overturned last Monday, but he did win a new sentencing hearing. A three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected David A. Passaro’s argument that federal courts had no jurisdiction over assaults ...

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