Friday, October 5, 2012

Daily Read: The Case of the Arabic Flash Cards

Being argued today in the Third Circuit is George v. TSA, a case seemingly about Arabic language flash cards as a rationale for airport detention by the TSA and Philadelphia police officers with obvious First Amendment implications.

The government has appealed from the denial of its motion to dismiss.   


Plaintiff Nick George is represented by the ACLU, and the organization not only has an informative case page with documents, but an effective video:




[image of flash cards for sale at Amazon via]

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