Federal jurisdiction, Federal Employees Liability Reform and Tort Compensation Act, Westfall Act, Government Law
Whether the Westfall Act authorizes the Attorney General to certify
that the employee was acting within the scope of his office or
employment at the time of the incident solely by denying that such
incident occurred at all.
Whether the Westfall Act forbids a district court to remand an action to
state court upon concluding that the Attorney General's purported
certification was not authorized by the Act.
Whether the court of appeals had jurisdiction to review the district court's remand order,
notwithstanding 28 U.S.C. section 1447(d).