Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

We expect additional orders from the December 2 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday.
On Monday the court hears oral arguments in Bethune-Hill v. Virginia State Board of Elections and McCrory v. Harris. Amy Howe has our preview.

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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