DHS Doesn't Owe EPIC Fees In Body Scan Suit: DC Circ.

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 1:50 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security does not have to pay the legal fees of a privacy group that challenged the Transportation Security Administration's airport body scanner program, the D.C. Circuit ruled Wednesday.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center sought nearly $50,000 in attorneys' fees and costs, saying that it had prevailed in its challenge to Homeland Security's decision to introduce body scanners without allowing for public comments. The D.C. Circuit ruled in July that the agency should have allowed for public input, and ordered the agency...
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