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Criminal – War Crimes – Iraqi Nationals – Private Contractor (access required)

In these five consolidated cases involving 64 plaintiffs – Iraqi nationals or their estates who allege death or serious injury at the hands of employees of private government contractors – an Alexandria U.S. District Court dismisses plaintiffs’ claims under the Alien Tort Statute and the RICO statute, with an opportunity to amend. These cases have ...