DynCorp Again Seeks Quick Win In Drug Crop Spraying Row

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 3:19 PM EDT) -- Contractor DynCorp International Inc. continued its efforts to shake the claims of Ecuadoreans who were allegedly injured by an aerial herbicide used in a joint U.S.-Colombian operation to kill cocaine plants, filing three new motions for summary judgment Friday in Washington.

With two of its motions already pending, DynCorp, which sprayed the herbicide under a contract with the U.S. Department of State, submitted arguments that the spraying did not violate any international treaty or law, that a judicial review would interfere with the political authority of...
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