Interrogation: Abuses

Fourth Circuit Allows Trial in Abu Ghraib Suit

By Quinta Jurecic
Monday, August 26, 2019, 4:02 PM

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit allowed prisoners detained at Abu Ghraib to move forward with their lawsuit against a military contractor for abuse at the prison, dismissing the contractor's interlocutory appeal to reverse a district court order denying it derivative sovereign immunity. The judges held that the case, Al Shimari v. CACI, presented factual disputes best resolved in the district court. The ruling is available here and below.