9th Circuit: Alaska City Not Liable For Tribal Officer's Negligence

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - An Alaska city is not liable for a tribal police officer's alleged negligence that caused two minors to be thrown from a four-wheeler and injured, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 1 (M.J., a minor, by her mother and next friend Helena Beebe v. United States of America, J.P., a minor v. City of Quinhagak, No. 11-35625, 9th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13416).

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