Winter 2014

Freedom of Speech at the TSA Checkpoint

Cover Story

Freedom of Speech at the TSA Checkpoint

Since September 11, 2001, the airport security checkpoint has become a locus for First Amendment activity. This article discusses the ramifications of this fact for courts and governments that seek to develop standards and policies for what speech-related limitations are—and are not—permissible on airport grounds.

In the coming weeks, we will have two events in Washington, D.C., that you will not want to miss. First, on Thursday, January 22, we will have a networking reception at the Army and Navy Club. Second, our annual Washington Update Conference will be held on Friday, February 20, 2015, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

It is a great pleasure to welcome Brent Connor of Thompson Hine to the editorial board of The Air & Space Lawyer in the position of Managing Editor. Brent is a great addition to the editorial board and I look forward to working with him again.


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