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13 February 2009
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Autor(a): Ian Urbina and Sean D Hamill, New York Times

...the judge, Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., and a colleague, Michael T. Conahan, appeared in federal court in Scranton, Pa., to plead guilty to wire fraud and income tax fraud for taking more than $2.6 million in kickbacks to send teenagers to two privately...

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10 February 2009
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Autor(a): Center for Constitutional Rights

Today, attorneys for torture victims abused in the notorious Abu Ghraib prison and elsewhere in Iraq asked the federal Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to affirm a lower court ruling letting the lawsuit proceed to trial against CACI...

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10 February 2009
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Autor(a): Mike Scarcella, Blog of LegalTimes

...[The] U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit...grappled with issues in two tort suits by private parties against government contractors over their alleged role in abusing detainees at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq…A Williams & Connolly...

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2 December 2008
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Autor(a): Christopher Sherman, Associated Press

A judge dismissed indictments against Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Monday and told the southern Texas prosecutor who brought the case to exercise caution as his term in office ends... Administrative Judge...

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19 November 2008
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Autor(a): Christopher Sherman, The Associated Press

…[A] grand jury has indicted Vice President Dick Cheney and former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on state charges related to the alleged abuse of prisoners in…federal detention centers…Cheney's indictment on a charge of engaging in an organized...

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7 August 2008
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Autor(a): The GEO Group, Inc.

The GEO Group, Inc...announced today plans for a 545-bed expansion of the 1,030-bed Northwest Detention Center (the "Center") located in Tacoma, Washington. The expansion of the company-owned Center, which currently houses immigration detainees, will...

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5 August 2008
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Autor(a): Julia Dahl, ABC News [USA]

Immigrants at a Washington State detention center run by the GEO Group...are being held in conditions that violate both international and U.S. law, says a new report released by the Seattle University School of Law and the human rights group OneAmerica...

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1 July 2008
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Autor(a): David Dishneau, Associated Press

Three Iraqis and a Jordanian filed federal lawsuits Monday alleging they were tortured by U.S. defense contractors while detained at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq in 2003 and 2004. The lawsuits allege that those arrested and taken to the prison were...

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1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Deirdre Jurand, Jurist [USA]

Four former Abu Ghraib detainees filed lawsuits [links to plaintiffs' materials] Monday against two private US military contractors and three of their employees, alleging torture, war crimes and civil conspiracy. The former detainees said that...

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1 July 2008
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Autor(a): Seattle University School of Law International Human Rights Clinic in collaboration with OneAmerica

This report corroborates detainee claims of human rights violations at the Northwest Detention Center on the tide flats of Tacoma, Washington [run by GEO Group]...This investigation was conducted by SU law students and faculty in the International...

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