Rakes v. US, 05-1395, 05-1396
Dismissal for lack of subject matter jurisdiction of a case under the Federal Tort Claims Act involving FBI approval of mob extortion is affirmed where the claim accrued more than two years before plaintiffs filed the action and the statute of limitations was not tolled on any grounds.
- Decided 03/23/2006
- Published 03/23/2006
STAHL, Senior Circuit Judge., Before BOUDIN, Chief Judge, SELYA, Circuit Judge, and STAHL, Senior Circuit Judge.
United States First Circuit
Douglas S. Brooks, with whom Paul V. Kelly was on brief, for Stephen M. Rakes et al., Joseph F. McDowell III, with whom David S.V. Shirley and McDowell & Osburn, P.A., were on brief, for Julie Rakes Dammers., Steve Frank, Attorney, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice, with whom Peter D. Keisler, Assistant Attorney General, Michael J. Sullivan, United States Attorney, Jeffrey S. Bucholtz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, and Robert S. Greenspan, Attorney, Civil Division, were on brief, for the United States.