Blackwater Guards Push For Dismissal Of Iraqi Killing Case

Law360, Washington (March 24, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT) -- Four security contractors for the former Blackwater Worldwide told a Washington federal court Friday that the federal government hadn't provided any legal basis for charging them over the alleged killing of 14 Iraqi civilians, continuing their push to have the charges dismissed.

In a reply to the government’s opposition to their previous motion to dismiss, the contractors — Nicholas Slatten, Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard — reiterated their claim that the government had failed to show its factual basis for charging them under the...
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