Document: Judge in Abu Ghraib Case Denies U.S. Sovereign Immunity for Jus Cogens Norms

By Lev Sugarman
Monday, March 25, 2019, 1:29 PM

On Friday, Judge Leonie M. Brinkema of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted government motions to dismiss and for summary judgment in Al Shimari v. CACI, a case brought by plaintiffs who were detained in Abu Ghraib. The full opinion is available here and below.

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Al Shimari v CACI Opinion (PDF)

Al Shimari v CACI Opinion (Text)