June 26, 2014
by Dominic Yobbi
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Oregon ruled Tuesday that the government's practice of adding people to a no-fly list is unconstitutional. US District Judge Anna Brown ruled that the list, which bans people from commercial flights due to alleged links to terrorism, violates a ...[read more]
August 30, 2013
by Peter Snyder
A judge for the US District Court for the District of Oregon ruled Wednesday that those placed on the US government's no-fly list have "a constitutionally-protected liberty interest in traveling internationally by air, which is affected by being placed on the No Fly List." The plaintiffs in the ...[read more]
July 27, 2012
by Jamie Reese
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Thursday reinstated a challenge brought by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) over the no-fly list maintained by the Transportation Safety Administration (TSA). The appeals court, without deciding on the merits of the case, decided the case ...[read more]
May 12, 2012
by Keith Herting
The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard arguments Friday from the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which is appealing a dismissal of a challenge over the no-fly list maintained by the Transportation Safety Association (TSA). The lower court dismissed the case claiming that the ...[read more]
August 18, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On August 18, 2008, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled that those placed on the government's "no-fly list" can challenge their inclusion on the list in federal district courts. The issue came before the court in a case brought by a woman on the list, in which a district court had ...[read more]
June 30, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On June 30, 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Oregon against the US government challenging the status of 10 US citizens and legal residents on the government's "No Fly List." Due to their status, the plaintiffs were ...[read more]
July 1, 2010
by Sarah Miley
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the US government challenging the status of 10 US citizens and legal residents on the government's "No Fly List." Due to their status, the plaintiffs are prohibited from flying to or from the US or over US airspace. ...[read more]
January 20, 2010
by Carrie Schimizzi
UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced the country's plans for enhanced airport security measures and anti-terrorism efforts to the House of Commons on Wednesday. The new security provisions include increasing intelligence information-sharing with foreign agencies and extending the Home Office... ...[read more]
January 6, 2010
by Jaclyn Belczyk
US President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged to improve airline passenger security, calling last month's attempted bombing of Northwest Airlines Flight 253 a failure to integrate and understand the intelligence. Obama said that the US government had sufficient information to uncover... ...[read more]
December 28, 2009
by Haley Wojdowski
US President Barack Obama on Monday announced steps the federal government is taking to address air travel security following the Friday attempt by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab to detonate an explosive device on Northwest Airlines Flight 253. He said that as soon as the attempted attack was ...[read more]

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