The Electronic Privacy Information Center, et al., v. Napolitano

Reply To Opposition To Emergency Motion For Injunctive Relief

EPIC Pursues Lawsuit Against Homeland Security, Urges Court to Suspend Body Scanner Program

Today, EPIC filed a reply in its case against the Department of Homeland Security, EPIC v. DHS,10-1157. EPIC had previously filed a petition and motion for emergency stay, asking the court to suspend the use of the machines. EPIC argued that the use of body scanners for primary screening in U.S. airports violates several federal laws and the Fourth Amendment. In its reply to the government's motion, EPIC also cited the growing public opposition to the program, the decision of major airports not to use body scanners, as well as the agency's failure to adequately address Constitutional concerns.

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Reference Info:Legal Memoranda: Prejudgment Remedies | Federal, D.C. Circuit, Federal Admin Agencies | United States