• Political Question Doctrine Requires Dismissal of Wrongful Death Suit against Government Contractor in Iraq
  • July 31, 2012 | Author: Alison C. Finnegan
  • Law Firm: Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP - Philadelphia Office
  • Earlier this month, a federal trial court relied on the Political Question Doctrine in dismissing a wrongful death action against a military contractor in Harris v. Kellogg, Brown & Root Services, Inc. This Alert provides a brief overview of the Political Question Doctrine, discusses the Harris decision, and briefly analyzes the potential application of Harris to other types of cases.