[JURIST] The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit [official website] on Friday reinstated [opinion, PDF] a case against four former Blackwater [JURIST news archive] employees involved in the September 2007 shootings of 17 Iraqi civilians [JURIST report]. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) [official website] dismissed the charges against a fifth ex-Blackwater employee. The charges against the remaining men include 14 counts of manslaughter. The US District Court for the District of Columbia [official website] initially…