Supreme Court Rebuffs Abu Ghraib Detainees' Suit

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 3:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal in a case seeking to hold defense contractors Titan Corp. and CACI International Inc. responsible for detainee abuse that took place at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

In a short order, the high court denied a petition to overturn an appeals court’s decision to throw out claims against the two companies.

A group of some 250 Iraqis and their families brought the suit in federal court in 2004, alleging that they and their relatives...
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