United States v. Muniz
374 U.S. 150 (1963)

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United States v. Muniz, 374 U.S. 150 (1963)

United States v. Muniz

No. 464

Argued April 22-23, 1963

Decided June 17, 1963

374 U.S. 150

Syllabus

A federal prisoner can sue under the Federal Tort Claims Act to recover damages from the United States for personal injuries sustained during confinement in a federal prison and resulting from the negligence of a government employee. Feres v. United States,340 U. S. 135, distinguished. Pp. 374 U. S. 150-166.

305 F.2d 253, 285, affirmed.

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