DC Circ. Orders New Murder Trial For Blackwater Guard

By Daniel Wilson (August 4, 2017, 12:43 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday ordered a new trial for a Blackwater guard convicted of murder over a 2007 shooting in Iraq, saying his original trial should have been carried out separately from his co-defendants, whose 30-year sentences for weapons charges related to manslaughter charges were also vacated as unconstitutionally excessive....

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