RESPONDENT: United States
LOCATION: Pima County Jail
DOCKET NO.: 87-498
DECIDED BY: Rehnquist Court (1988-1990)
CITATION: 486 US 531 (1988)
ARGUED: Apr 19, 1988
DECIDED: Jun 13, 1988
Facts of the case
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The other case of Berkovitz is here on certiorari to the Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.
In that case, we hold that the discretionary function exception of the Federal Tort Claims Act does not bar petitioner's suit.
Accordingly, we reverse the judgment of the Third Circuit.