Robinson v. US, No. 07-17052 - U.S. Ninth Circuit
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Robinson v. US, No. 07-17052

In an action against the U.S. for encroachment onto plaintiffs' easement, the dismissal of the action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction under the Quiet Title Act is vacated where the district court needed to determine whether plaintiffs could assert jurisdiction under the Federal Tort Claims Act.

Read Robinson v. US, No. 07-17052

Appellate Information

Argued and Submitted April 17, 2009

Filed November 2, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Nelson

Counsel

For Appellants:

Joseph P. Mascovich, Randolph Cregger & Chalfant LLP, Sacramento, CA

For Appellee:

Tamara N. Rountree, Environment & Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC