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Ex-Blackwater firm seeks to stop lawsuit

The Charlotte Observer

The government contractor formerly known as Blackwater asked a federal judge Friday to reconsider his ruling that allows a lawsuit to proceed in the 2007 shootings of Iraqi civilians.

Federal judge Terrence Boyle issued an opinion earlier this week remanding a suit against the N.C.-based company to state court.

The ruling kept alive the last active lawsuit connected to the Sept. 16, 2007, Nisoor Square shooting in Baghdad

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January 29, 2011 - Posted by | Blackwater, Civilian Contractors, Contractor Oversight, Iraq, Legal Jurisdictions, Private Security Contractor, Safety and Security Issues | , , ,

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