April 22, 2015
by Taylor Gillan
The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that time limits under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) are subject to equitable tolling. In a 5-4 vote in United States v. June and United States v. Wong, the justices ruled that the deadline for filing suit against the federal government for negligence ...[read more]
December 10, 2014
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The US Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in two cases concerning time bars for filing claims against the US government under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). In United States v. Wong the court heard arguments on whether the six-month time bar for filing suit in federal court under ...[read more]
March 6, 2014
by Theresa Donovan
The US Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday in Lozano v. Alvarez that under the Hague Convention, the one-year period for filing a petition for a child's abduction to another country is not subject to equitable tolling. The court stated that to invoke the remedy under the Hague Convention ...[read more]
February 14, 2013
by Stephanie Kogut
JURIST Guest Columnist Jeffrey Lovitky of the Law Office of Jeffrey A. Lovitky discusses the implications of the Supreme Court's recent decision in Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center, et al....In Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center, et al., the US Supreme Court ruled that equitable ...[read more]
March 1, 2005
by jt
Arce, et al. v. Garcia, et al., United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Circuit Judge Tjoflat, February 28, 2005. Excerpt:From a United States perspective, there are many countries that oppress their citizens today, and many countries that have oppressed their citizens in ...[read more]

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