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