Challenge To Airport Screening Measures Falls In 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 3, 2012, 6:19 PM EST) -- The Fourth Circuit on Friday upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit challenging the use of scanners and pat-downs at airport security checkpoints, ruling that a challenge to the order that put those procedures in place can be pursued only in a court of appeals.

Jonathan Blitz and his wife Marla Tuchinsky had argued that the Transportation Security Administration's standard operating procedures for checkpoint screening, which includes advanced imaging technology scanners and passenger pat-downs, does not constitute an order under federal law and was thus reviewable by...
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