Tag Archives: Iraq

Iraq president names deputy speaker new PM

Iraq’s new president on Monday snubbed the powerful incumbent Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and nominated the deputy parliament speaker to form the new government, raising fears of more infighting in the government as country faces the threat of Sunni militants ...

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Iraqi plaintiffs in Blackwater case may get trial in Wake County (access required)

By PAUL THARP, Staff Writer paul.tharp@nc.lawyersweekly.com Foreign plaintiffs suing the N.C.-based company formerly known as Blackwater Security Consulting are prepared to return to Wake County Superior Court after a federal judge remanded the case from the U.S. District Court for ...

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Tort/Negligence – Alien Tort Statute – Torture Victim – Protection Act – Baghdad Shooting – Private Security – No State Action (access required)

Estate of Manook v. Research Triangle Institute, International. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-02-0848, 10 pp.) (James C. Dever III, J.) E.D.N.C. Holding: Plaintiff’s decedent and his daughter were shot by employees of a private security firm, which was working for a ...

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