Benchmark Assignment – Case Brief: Government Liability and the Federal Torts Claims Act

Write a case brief of 1,000-1,250 words by doing the following: Discuss how government officials, when acting within the scope of their official duties, could be either liable or immune for an alleged tort. Kirk v. Shawnee in Chapter 11 examines the context of federal tort claims act. Read the full case to brief the tort liability case Be certain you include all of the following components in your case brief: 1. State the issue. 2. State the rule of law. 3. Analyze the facts of the case. 4. Conclude by discussing what the court did. 5. Reflection. Add a reflection on what happened in the selected case and how, as a public administrator/manager, you think this ruling would impact the work of the agency highlighted. Use the “Briefing a Case” document to assist you in completing the assignment. Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

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