High Court Seeks US Input On Abu Ghraib Abuse Case

Law360, New York (October 4, 2010, 5:47 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court asked the federal government Monday to weigh in on whether it should hear a case seeking to hold military contractors CACI International Inc. and Titan Corp. liable for prisoner abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

The plaintiffs — former detainees who allege they were beaten, subjected to electric shocks, sexually assaulted and deprived of food and sleep — appealed to the Supreme Court after the suit was thrown out by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia....
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