• Appeals court decision makes it hard to sue TSA screeners

    7 monthes ago - By Chron

    PHILADELPHIA - A federal appeals court says airport security screeners can't be sued over alleged mistreatment because they aren't law-enforcement officers.
    Judges on the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concede that their decision leaves people who are mistreated by screeners with limited legal options.
    Nadine Pellegrino of Florida claimed Transportation Security Administration agents at the Philadelphia airport mistreated her and damaged her property in 2006. Screeners said she hit two of them with a bag.
    Pellegrino was arrested but found not guilty at trial. She and her husband filed a...
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  • Court Gives T.S.A. Screeners Immunity From Abuse Lawsuits

    7 monthes ago - By NY Times

    The decision will make it harder for travelers to complain about mistreatment at airport security. But travelers can still seek criminal charges.
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