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Transportation Security Administration agents Transportation Security Administration agents work in a checked-bag screening area at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago on Jan. 8, 2019. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

The dispute that prompted a federal appeals court to open up an avenue to civil liability based on claims of overly aggressive treatment by the Transportation Security Administration is set to go to trial, after the U.S. Department of Justice chose not to file a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Max Mitchell

Max Mitchell is a reporter with The Legal Intelligencer, focusing on litigation in Pennsylvania with a specific emphasis on Philadelphia courts. Follow him on Twitter @MMitchellTLI. His email is mmitchell@alm.com.

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