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Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, February 22.
On Tuesday the court hears oral argument in Hernández v. Mesa. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Tuesday the court also hears oral argument in McLane Co. v. EEOC. Charlotte Garden has our preview.

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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
 
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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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