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3rd Circ. Denies Full Court Redo In Traveler's TSA Dispute

Law360, Philadelphia (December 1, 2017, 6:23 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit on Friday said it will not revisit a panel’s finding saying that Transportation Security Administration airport screeners cannot be sued for allegedly retaliating against travelers who exercise free speech, delivering a blow to an architect who said he was falsely accused of making a bomb threat.

A majority of the appeals court’s judges rejected plaintiff Roger Vanderklok’s bid for either panel rehearing or en banc rehearing. Vanderklok argued that a three-judge panel erred in August when it said that TSA agents’ role in...
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Case Information

Case Title

Roger Vanderklok v. USA, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

2440 Other Civil Rights

Date Filed

August 22, 2016

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