Trial Date Set In Pared Human Trafficking Case Against KBR

Law360, Houston (August 27, 2013, 7:26 PM ET) -- A Texas federal judge said Friday families of more than a dozen Nepalese workers who were allegedly going to be forced to work for KBR Inc. in a war zone and were executed by Iraqi insurgents will have their day in court, but only on some of their claims.

U.S. District Judge Keith P. Ellison ruled that the Alien Tort Statute and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act could not be applied “extraterritorially” to KBR, but that the defense contractor would have to face trial...
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