Muslims’ Privacy Claims In Mosque Spying Suit Nixed

Law360, New York (August 15, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed most of a proposed class action brought by a group of California Muslims who claim the FBI violated their Fourth Amendment rights and the federal Privacy Act and when it illegally infiltrated their community to investigate possible ties to terror groups.

U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney said he had a difficult time deciding whether the mosque members’ claims outweighed the FBI’s assertion that sensitive national security information would be divulged in litigation, but came down on the government's side....
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Case Information

Case Title

Yassir Fazaga et al v. Federal Bureau of Investigation et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Cormac J. Carney

Date Filed

February 22, 2011

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