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‘Abu Ghraib’ Appeals Dismissed (access required)

On rehearing en banc, the 4th Circuit says it has no jurisdiction to consider appeals by Iraqis who were detained and tortured at Abu Ghraib military prison and elsewhere and whose tort claims against defendant government contractors were partly dismissed by federal courts. Following the 2003 invasion of Iraq, the U.S. military took control of Abu ...