TSA Ordered To Make Final Body Scanner Rule

Law360, Washington (October 26, 2015, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to submit a schedule for when it will issue a final rule on controversial full-body airport security scanners, handing a victory to transgender equality and civil liberties groups.

The court said the department must issue its final rule after the Competitive Enterprise Institute and two of its staff members, along with the Rutherford Institute and National Center for Transgender Equality, petitioned the court in July for an order to issue it within 90 days. The groups had argued the TSA violated the Administrative Procedure Act by instituting whole-body scans...

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