Blackwater charges ruling [US DC]

United States of America v. Slough, et al., US District Court for the District of Columbia, December 31, 2009 [dismissing voluntary manslaughter and weapons charges against five Blackwater guards indicted for involvement in the deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians in September 2007].

Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here. Latest commentary available here. JURIST has more on Blackwater.

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