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The Legality Of The TSA’s ‘Enhanced Pat Down’ Authority

Since the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) implemented its  ‘enhanced pat down’ screening procedures in late 2010 the legality of the agency’s authority to execute enhanced pat downs has been consistently called into question.   While the TSA has the legal authority to carry out administrative searches without probable cause, as I wrote about in November…

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TSA Screening Partnership Program & Why Its Important

During a rare moment of clarity in the creation of Public Law 107-71 (The Aviation and Transportation Security Act of 2001), which created the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), an often overlooked provision was included … the provision for airports to be allowed choose a private security contract firm, under the guidance of the TSA, called…

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