Supreme Court sides with FBI in suit brought by Muslim Americans on spying

3/4/2022 7:13:00 PM

The Supreme Court sided with the FBI in a suit brought by Muslim Americans alleging religious discrimination by spying.

JUST IN: A unanimous Supreme Court dealt a setback to three Muslim Americans who are trying to sue the FBI for religious discrimination over surveillance in their place of worship after 9/11.

The Supreme Court sided with the FBI in a suit brought by Muslim Americans alleging religious discrimination by spying.

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Alito wrote that the decision does not shut the door on the case and that the men can return to the appeals court to challenge dismissal of the suit on state secrets grounds."We do not decide which interpretation is correct.Nor do we decide whether the Government's evidence is privileged or whether the District Court was correct to dismiss respondents' claims on the pleadings," Alito wrote."According to [Fazaga, Malik and AbdelRahim], the state secrets privilege authorizes dismissal only where the case concerns a Government contract or where the very subject of the action is secret.The Government, by contrast, relies on lower court cases permitting dismissal in other circumstances," he wrote for the majority.Dick Durbin, D-Ill.

"The Ninth Circuit did not decide those questions, and we do not resolve them here." The FBI has acknowledged running a surveillance program at several Southern California mosques between 2006 and 2007 in a hunt for potential terrorists, but the Bureau has not publicly revealed the basis for its covert operation or directly addressed claims of religious bias.This is a developing story.Please check back for updates..“You can see it when you meet her that she has real empathy,” Schumer said.

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