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Al Shimari v. CACI International, Inc., 09-1335

In an appeal from a judgment of the district court denying defendant's motion to dismiss plaintiffs' complaint which alleges that defendant's employees and military personnel conspired among themselves and with others to torture and abuse them while they were detained by the US military in Iraq, judgment is reversed where plaintiffs' state-law claims are preempted and displaced by federal law as articulated in Saleh v. Titan Corp.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 09/21/2011
  • Published 09/21/2011

Judges

  • NIEMEYER

Court

  • United States Fourth Circuit

Counsel