A man receives instructions on going through a full body scanner at a Transportation Security Administration security checkpoint in the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey July 28, 2011. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Supreme Court rejects appeal on airport scanners
Posted : Monday, 01 October 2012 09:50AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider a Michigan blogger's challenge to the use of full-body scanners and thorough pat-downs of passengers at airport checkpoints.
Jeffrey Corbett complained that the Transportation Security Administration's use of the screening techniques violated passengers' protection against illegal searches under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
(Reporting By Jonathan Stempel in Washington, D.C.; Editing by Gerald E. McCormick)
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