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Is H. R. 6116 Constitutional?

Is H. R. 6116 Constitutional?

virgin-islands-np-l

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FTCA Suit of the Day: Feres and Football

FTCA Suit of the Day: Feres and Football

football

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If a Tree Falls on Me in a National Forest, Will a Court Hear It?

If a Tree Falls on Me in a National Forest, Will a Court Hear It?

Let’s pretend that it hasn’t been 5 months since I blogged…

I’m writing a section of my paper on torts, and as usual, I got distracted by something interesting. No, not internet kittens, although I am testing out WrittenKitten¬†as a tool for giving incentives (pictures of puppies) to write. Anyways, after learning that the federal government is NOT responsible for torts under any theory of strict liability (the “sonic boom case” Laird v. Nelms 406 U.S. 797) I came across another interesting section of law: trees falling on people in national parks.

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What’s the Big Deal with Torts?

What’s the Big Deal with Torts?

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Torts, Torts, and More Torts

Torts, Torts, and More Torts

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The Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)

Federal Tort Claims Act

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Political Scientists Tackle Sovereign Immunity!

Bureaucracy that Kills: Federal Sovereign Immunity and the Discretionary Function Exception

Weaver and Longoria, APSR June 2002

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