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Tort – FTCA – Federal Prisoner – State Custody – Discretionary Exception (access required)

A federal inmate housed in the Western Tidewater Regional Jail pursuant to an agreement between the U.S. Marshals Service and the WTRJ cannot sue the U.S. under the Federal Tort Claims Act for alleged injuries received in a fight at the jail in January 2001. The agreement between the Marshals Service and the jail obligates the ...