Contractor CACI Dodges Iraqis' Abu Ghraib Torture Suit

Law360, New York (June 26, 2013, 10:25 PM EDT) -- CACI International Inc. dodged claims by Iraqis accusing the military contractor of taking part in their torture at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, when a Virginia federal judge on Tuesday invoked the high court’s ruling in Kiobel that limited plaintiffs' ability to bring claims over events on foreign soil.

U.S. District Judge Gerald Bruce Lee dismissed the suit by four Iraqi men without prejudice, rejecting their argument that their country was de facto under the control of U.S. forces during the time of their...
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Case Information

Case Title

Al Shimari v. Dugan et al

Case Number



Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other


Leonie M. Brinkema

Date Filed

August 8, 2008

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