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Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons
No. 06-9130

    Abdus-Shahid M. S. Ali v. Federal Bureau of Prisons, et al.


    Federal Tort Claims Act, Sovereign Immunity, Law Enforcement Officer


    Under 28 U.S.C. 2680(c), the Federal Tort Claims Acts waiver of sovereign immunity does not extend to "[a]ny claim arising in respect of * * * the detention of any goods, merchandise, or other property by any officer of customs or excise or any other law enforcement officer." The question presented, over which ten circuits are divided sixtofour is:

  • Whether the term "other law enforcement officer" is limited to officers acting in a tax, excise, or customs capacity.



  • Docket Sheet From the U.S. Supreme Court.



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Counsel of Record

For Petitioner:
Jean-Claude Andre
Ivey, Smith & Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
For Respondent:
Paul D. Clement
Solicitor General
United States Department of Justice
Washington, DC


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