CACI Still Faces Torture Claims By Abu Ghraib Prisoners

Law360 (February 22, 2018, 6:53 PM EST) -- Several former prisoners of Iraq’s notorious Abu Ghraib prison failed to plausibly support direct liability claims against a CACI International unit over its employees’ alleged torture and abuse of detainees, but a Virginia federal judge did back their conspiracy and aiding and abetting claims in ruling not to dismiss the suit.

The three former Abu Ghraib prisoners, led by Suhail Najim Abdullah Al Shimari, failed to sufficiently connect CACI Premier Technology Inc. employees to their torture at the prison, but had plausibly backed their allegations that those CACI staff were involved in a broader conspiracy to torture them, U.S. District Judge...

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