Jet Blue

  • Airplanes / Aviation, Constitutional Law, Federal Judges, Privacy, Travel / Vacation

    Two Minutes of Terrorist Triumph: Alone With the TSA

    Elie Mystal’s objections to the TSA and the invasive search techniques they employ have been well documented on Above the Law. He believes their tactics are violative of our rights and would be deemed unconstitutional in any America where courts placed justice ahead of fear. He believes citizens who support these procedures do not deserve the liberty they so eagerly toss aside. And he believed all of that before he was actually molested by the TSA just last week….

    186 Comments / / Sep 9, 2011 at 10:13 AM
  • Airplanes / Aviation, Lawsuit of the Day, Privacy, Travel / Vacation

    Lawsuit of the Day: Asking For Proof Of Panties Is One Way To Put Them in a Bunch

    Did JetBlue go too far in its passenger screening procedures? One New York woman alleges that a JetBlue employee demanded not just proof of identification, but proof of… panties.

    40 Comments / / Jul 22, 2011 at 3:47 PM
  • Airplanes / Aviation, Crime, Gay

    JetBlue Flight Attendant Steven Slater Pleads Guilty

    In a reader poll we took back in August, 80 percent of you expressed the view that JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater, famous for his on-board meltdown and dramatic exit, is not a criminal (or shouldn’t be treated as one). Well, now he is. This morning Steve Slater pled guilty to second-degree attempted criminal mischief, […]

    20 Comments / / Oct 19, 2010 at 12:10 PM
  • Airplanes / Aviation, Constitutional Law, Crime, Elizabeth Wurtzel, Gay

    Did the JetBlue Flight Attendant Go Down the Slippery Slope Slide to Criminality?