Lopez v. United StatesPetition 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?