updated 9/26/2008 4:00:23 PM ET 2008-09-26T20:00:23

Defense contractor CACI claimed immunity from lawsuits alleging torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.

Company officials said it was doing the U.S. government's work as a supplier of interrogators.

Eleven U.S. soldiers were convicted of breaking military laws in the Abu Ghraib scandal.

CACI International and a sister company, CACI Premier Technology, said in court documents they will employ that defense in a dismissal motion they plan to file next week in federal court in northern Virginia.

CACI and L-3 Communications are accused in separate lawsuits of participating in a conspiracy to torture detainees in 2003 and 2004.

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