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Campos v. United States

Pending petition
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
18-234 5th Cir. TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Issue: Whether, and to what extent, the discretionary-function exception to the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2680(a), restricts the FTCA’s law enforcement proviso, which waives the United States’ sovereign immunity for “[a]ny claim” arising out of an enumerated list of intentional common-law torts committed by federal law-enforcement officers.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders
Jul 12 2018Application (18A55) to extend the time to file a petition for a writ of certiorari from July 23, 2018 to August 22, 2018, submitted to Justice Alito.
Jul 16 2018Application (18A55) granted by Justice Alito extending the time to file until August 22, 2018.
Aug 22 2018Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due September 21, 2018)
Sep 11 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response from September 21, 2018 to October 22, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
Sep 12 2018Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including October 22, 2018.
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