No. 10-CV-04059 (ERK)(JMA).

990 F.Supp.2d 260 (2013)

Pascal ABIDOR, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Press Photographers Association, Plaintiffs, v. Janet NAPOLITANO, Alan Bersin, John T. Morton, Defendants.

United States District Court, E.D. New York.

December 31, 2013.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Arthur Eisenberg , Catherine N. Crump , Christopher T. Dunn , Hina Shamsi , Melissa Goodman , New York Civil Liberties Union Foundation, Susan Jewell Walsh , Gould Fishbein Reimer & Gottfried, New York, NY, Michael William Price , Mason Clark Clutter , National Association Criminal Defense Lawyers, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs Pascal Abidor, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Press Photographers Association.

John Robert Coleman , Marcia K. Sowles , U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, Federal Programs, Washington, DC, Elliot M. Schachner , United States Attorneys Office, Eastern District of New York, Brooklyn, NY, for Defendants Janet Napolitano, Alan Bersin, John T. Morton.


KORMAN, Senior District Judge:

Since the founding of the republic, the federal government has held broad authority to conduct searches at the border to prevent the entry of dangerous people and goods. In the 21st century, the most dangerous contraband is often contained in laptop computers or other electronic devices, not on paper. This includes terrorist materials and despicable...


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