State or Federal Tort Claims Act of 1946 Paper

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State or Federal Tort Claims
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December 15, 2014

State or Federal Tort Claims
The Constitution of the United States has the amendments in place to protect the citizens from the violation of his or her rights by the government. The Federal Tort Claim Act of 1946 is enacted to ensure the citizens of the United States will receive the proper compensation or if the citizens want to sue the federal government. The Federal Tort Claim Act of 1946 will provide the citizens of the United States enough cushion to go around the immunity for federal employees. Before the enactment of the Federal Tort Claim Act of 1946, the citizens would have no possible way of suing the federal government for wrongdoing. It allows federal employees the
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According to (Watson, 2012) in the State of Texas the local justice is members of the criminal justice system with limits on liability by participating an activity that causes harm or potential harm to a citizen. In layman’s term, Texas Tort Claim Act will not waive the immunity of the government or the employees from claims arising from police protection or firefighters (Watson, 2014). The security personnel, who have employment though the federal government, will not have immunity; however, the only way he or she can have immunity is to work as a state law enforcement agent or emergency worker. Some federal and state employees will have to escort government officials, such as politicians to keep him or her safe; however, it will not grant immunity from civil or criminal liability.

Police officers and emergency workers who fail to act within the boundaries of the law will be subject to criminal or sovereign immunity removal due to his or her negligent behavior. The policymakers will have immunity from civil liability. This means the policy that a policymaker creates and enacts, because harm to a citizen will not waive the immunity of the policy maker. A policy maker will not be liable for the harm that comes to a citizen through

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