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Haider Ala Hamoudi Cited in Fifth Circuit Opinion on Iraqi Law

Publish Date/Time: 
February 21, 2012

The case of Everett v. Arkel, decided Feb. 16, 2012 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, dealt with the liability of a military contractor for faulty work in Iraq that resulted in the electrocution of an American soldier.  The Fifth Circuit's opinion involved a question of the applicability of Iraqi law, and in her dissent, Chief Judge Edith Jones cited the opinion of "Iraqi law expert, Haider Ala Hamoudi" on the question of what law applied to the case.

 

Read the opinion here.   

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