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News Release, Published: 
Friday, November 20, 2009
At a hearing here today, the American Civil Liberties Union presented arguments to advance the first nationwide class-action lawsuit challenging the government’s controversial No-Fly lists, which are distributed to all airlines with instructions to detain or interrogate passengers whose names match thousands of names listed.
News Release, Published: 
Friday, November 20, 2009
The ACLU has made some progress in bringing accountability to the so-called No-Fly list. In April 2004 in Seattle, the ACLU mounted the first nationwide, class-action lawsuit challenging the No-Fly list. In response to a separate lawsuit, the Justice Department released 300 pages of documents that revealed confusion, inter-agency squabbling, and subjective criteria in placing thousands of names on the list.

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