U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


Cert. Denied


Questions Presented

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).

Case Updates

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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