Wednesday, January 14, 2015

3rd Circuit Hears Arguments In Muslim Challenge To NYPD Surveillance

Yesterday the U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals heard oral arguments in Hassan v. City of New York. (Audio of full oral arguments.)  The case involves a constitutional challenge to the New York City Police Department's surveillance of the Muslim community in New Jersey following 9/11. The district court had dismissed the case both for lack of standing and failure to show intentional discrimination. (See prior posting.) reports on the case.