WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) Section 26809(h) of 28 U.S.
Code clearly provides a waiver of sovereign immunity and "extends the waiver to
any claim for one of the six enumerated torts committed by a Federal
investigative or law enforcement officer acting within the scope of his or her
WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The Federal Tort Claims Act
(FTCA) waives sovereign immunity for law enforcement officers' acts where a
claim arises out of one of six intentional torts where an officer is "acting
within the scope of his office or employment," a unanimous U.S. Supreme...