U.S. Supreme Court
Lower Court Opinion
Whether state-law tort claims that arise out of the uniquely federal sphere of the military’s combat operations are preempted by the interests embodied in the Federal Tort Claims Act’s combatant-activities exception, 28 U.S.C. 2680(j).
Cert. petition denied
May 22, 2023
U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to review and reverse Second Circuit’s extraterritorial application of state tort law
January 10, 2022
Click here to view the Chamber’s amicus brief. Pratik A. Shah and Aileen M. McGrath of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.
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- U.S. Chamber Amicus Brief -- Midwest Air Traffic Control Service, Inc. v. Badilla (U.S. Supreme Court).pdf