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Lopez v. United States

Petition for certiorari denied on October 1, 2012
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
11-1367 5th Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2012

Disclosure: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. represents the petitioners in this case.

Issue: 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?

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