We hold that Mr. Newton’s ATCS certificate is not barred by the Feres doctrine, and that we have no jurisdiction over the interlocutory appeal from the denial of qualified immunity to defendants. We decline to exercise pendent jurisdiction over Mr. Newton’s cross-appeal.
The Utah Test and Training Range “is a vast area in western Utah covering approximately one-fourth of the state . . . . [It] is one of the premier military test and training ranges in the nation.” Aplt. App. at 182. Users of the Utah Test and Training Range include military and civilian planes, unmanned aerial vehicles, and experimental military aircraft. The 299th Range Control Squadron of the Utah Air National Guard (UANG) provides air traffic and weapons control services at the Utah Test and Training Range on Hill Air Force Base for the United States Air Force Air Combat Command.
Judge(s): Stephanie Seymour
Jurisdiction: U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
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|Circuit Court Judge(s)|
|Plaintiff Lawyer(s)||Plaintiff Law Firm(s)|
|Scott Crook||Smith Hartvigsen PLLC|
|Christopher Preston||Smith Hartvigsen PLLC|
|Defendant Lawyer(s)||Defendant Law Firm(s)|
|Bridget Romano||Office of the Utah Attorney General|
|Mark Shurtleff||Office of the Utah Attorney General|