"Private Military Contractors and the Fight for Accountability for Human Rights Abuses"

This panel discussion at the University of Virginia School of Law focused on the role and responsibility of military contractors in conflicts, offering a comprehensive look at our country's use of private military, including an examination of specific cases brought against contractors for human rights violations. Panelists included Katherine Gallagher, senior staff attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, and Gabor Rona, the international legal director of Human Rights First. Virginia Law professor Deena Hurwitz moderated the discussion.