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.   

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

 

 

 

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