Ninth Circuit Allows Passenger ID Case to Proceed In Public

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 14, 2004

From the EFF press release:

  • “The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has rejected the government’s attempt to bar the press and the public from a trial where plaintiff John Gilmore is challenging the constitutionality of requiring airline passengers to show ID.”
  • Gilmore v. Ashcroft: Requirement to Show ID for Ground and Air Transport
  • EFF friend-of-the-court brief, and EPIC friend-of-the-court brief.
  • From AP, Court: Government must make argument public in airline ID case
  • Should The Government’s Request to Close Court Proceedings Relating to Airline Anti-Terror List Criteria Be Granted? An Argument for a More Moderate Solution, by Julie Hilden.
  • Posted in Courts, Privacy

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