Ninth Circuit (that's the good one) comes through on No Fly ListSubmitted by Jive_Dadson on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 13:27
Ninth Circuit Gives ACLU’s No Fly List Clients Their Day in Court
By Nusrat Choudhury, Staff Attorney, ACLU National Security Project
Last week, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the ACLU’s lawsuit challenging the U.S. government’s secretive No Fly List should go forward. This decision is a true victory for our clients and all Americans.
More than two years ago, 15 U.S. citizens and permanent residents, including four military veterans, were denied boarding on planes. None of them know why this happened. And no government authority has ever given them an explanation or a fair chance to clear their names.