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At Supreme Court, a Case of Abuse of the No-Fly List

posted on February 25, 2020

The New York Times’s Adam Liptak reports that next month the Supreme Court will hear arguments about a religious freedom case involving the No-Fly list, which bans people from flying in and out of American airports. Muhammad Tanvir filed a lawsuit accusing FBI agents of putting him on the list as a way to pressure him to become an informant against fellow Muslims. He declined, he says, because of his faith.. “Prominent law professors and religious groups have filed briefs supporting Mr. Tanvir, but the earlier rulings suggest that he faces an uphill fight in his case, Tanzin v. Tanvir, No. 19-7,” Liptak writes. “In a Supreme Court brief, the administration urged the justices not to interfere with its efforts to protect the nation.”

Read at The New York Times