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United States v. Kwai Fun Wong

Docket No.: 13-1074
Certiorari Granted: Jun 30 2014
Argued: December 10, 2014
Decided: 4/22/15

Topics:

ADEA, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy Code, Discrimination in Employment, FTCA, Federal Tort Claims Act, Immigration and Naturalization, Portal-to-Portal Act, Title VII, due diligence, habeas, habeas corpus, immunity from suit, patent, sovereign immunity, stare decisis, untimely filing

PartyNames: United States v. Kwai Fun Wong
Petitioner: United States
Respondent: Kwai Fun Wong

Court Below: United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
Citation: 732 F.3d 1030
Supreme Court Docket

United States
v.
Kwai Fun Wong
Question Presented:

Whether the six-month time bar for filing suit in federal court under the Federal Tort Claims Act, 28 U.S.C. 2401(b), is subject to equitable tolling.

United States v. Kwai Fun Wong
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 10, 2014

Listen to Oral Argument in United States v. Kwai Fun Wong
Holding: REVERSED
Vote: 5-4
Majority: Judgment Is Affirmed, Case Remanded. Kagan, Kennedy, Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor
Dissenting: Alito,Roberts,Scalia,Thomas
Opinion By:
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