Millbrook v. United States, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court has concluded that the U.S. government may be held liable for abuses intentionally carried out by law enforcement officers in the course of their employment. The Court’s ruling dovetails with arguments put forward by The Rutherford Institute in its amicus brief, which urged the Court to enforce the plain meaning of federal statutes allowing citizens to sue the government for injuries intentionally inflicted by law enforcement officers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In its ruling in
In striking down lower court rulings, the justices held that the courts had erred in dismissing a prisoner’s lawsuit alleging that three prison guards had brutally and sexually assaulted him. The lower courts justified their ruling under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), which allows individuals to sue the government for misconduct by law enforcement officials only if the injury inflicted occurs while the officers are in the course of making an arrest or seizure, or executing a search. In their amicus brief, Rutherford Institute attorneys asked the Supreme Court to protect citizens from government brutality by eliminating the restriction on government liability.
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Comment: Please excuse the temporary departure from our usual focus on Okinawa and Japan related news but, this story just might be a great victory for the rule of law and as a result, may be of great importance to American service member's and their families coming to Japan and Okinawa via air transport to defend the land of the deceived and the home of the slaves. Not only do you do a thankless job for little pay and fewer benefits, think TA for starters. This is an important job that the vast majority of you perform honorably and for that we all thank you. Unfortunately America has surrendered dangerous liberty for the illusion of safety and as a result, they have to be sexually assaulted or have their nakedness exposed by dangerous radiation methods and then have said images placed on the internet by the TSA or, they have to watch as their loved ones suffer the same humiliation every time they get on an airplane!
Please forgive me but, given this decision by the high court, I can't wait for someone, hopefully a cute blue eyed blond haired bombshell Woman Marine (WM), to punch out one of those TSA perverts and/or pedophiles the next time they happen to want to get some by "copping a feel" on the sly or get their rocks off by "touching someone's junk!" I really hope that someone will take these bastards to court over it and win a gazillion dollars. I sincerely hope a lot of people will do the same. Whether you realize it or not, a door just got cracked opened. This might just be the last chance to take that once upon a time "free" nation back from the Obama-Nation of Desolation as spoken of by Daniel the profit, Big Sis Napolitano and all the little Mayor Blooming-Idiot a.k.a. Heinrich Himmler wannabe's out there!