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EDVA: Abu Ghraib abuse suit proceeds against contractor (access required)

Nearly 10 years after the action was first initiated, and following numerous motions for reconsideration and interlocutory and direct appeals, plaintiffs asserting claims under the Alien Tort Statute can proceed to discovery against a contractor whose employees allegedly abused and tortured the Plaintiffs at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq during U.S. military operations in that ...