DC Circ. Won't Review Revival Of Blackwater Shooting Case

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 8:33 PM EDT) -- An en banc panel of D.C. Circuit judges on Tuesday refused to review a previous panel's decision to revive manslaughter charges against four Blackwater Worldwide security guards stemming from a Baghdad shooting in 2007 that killed 14 Iraqis.

In April, Circuit Judges Stephen Williams, Douglas H. Ginsburg and Merrick B. Garland said that U.S. District Judge Ricardo Urbina made “a number of systemic errors based on an erroneous legal analysis” in determining that evidence was tainted by media reports on the shooting that contained incriminating statements...
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