The petition of the day is:

Lopez v. United States

Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. represents the petitioners in this case.
Docket: 11-1367
Issue(s): Whether, under the Federal Tort Claims Act, a government employee’s outright failure to perform a mandatory act is shielded by the discretionary function exception on the theory that performance of the act permits some exercise of judgment?

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Lopez v. U.S., Cases in the Pipeline

Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 2, 2012, 11:14 PM),