Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Lopez v. United States
Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. represents the petitioners in this case.
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:
Recommended Citation: Ben Cheng, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Jul. 2, 2012, 11:14 PM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2012/07/petition-of-the-day-304/