Qualified immunity may shield FBI agents who abused the no-fly list

August 25, 2023

...From day one, placement on the list has been misused to punish innocent people who won't do what federal agents command. Now FBI agents caught abusing the system want qualified immunity to shield them from consequences as people they mistreated seek justice through the courts.

The Center for Constitutional Rights acts as co-counsels for the plaintiffs alongside the CUNY School of Law's CLEAR Clinic. They sued under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) on the grounds that the plaintiffs' Muslim faith forbids them to inform on coreligionists...

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August 25, 2023