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Another example of prison policies is in regard to

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Another example of prison policies is in regard to inmate’s personal property. Prisoner Abdus-Shahid M. S. Ali temporarily left his two bags of possessions with a police officer while being transported from one prison to another. When Ali obtains possession of his belongings he noticed that several items were missing. “He filed an administrative tort claim with the Bureau of Prisons seeking to recover the items. After the claim was denied, he brought his case to U.S. District Court. The court dismissed the case for lack of jurisdiction, ruling that the government had immunity from the lawsuit
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under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA)” . The FTCA establishes sovereign immunity for tort claims against the government, but it also makes several exceptions to the waiver. “One exception is for "[a]ny claim arising in respect of [. ..] the detention of any goods, merchandise, or other property by any officer of customs or excise or any other law enforcement officer". Ali’s argument was that the context phrase "other law enforcement officer" referred specifically to officers working in customs and related activities, yet the court applied the exception to any detention of goods by any law enforcement officer. The Supreme ruled “ in a 5-4 majority opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas, held
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