Tooley v. Napolitano, No. 07-5080

By FindLaw Staff on November 17, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In an action claiming that the government unlawfully wiretapped plaintiff's phone and placed him on a terrorism watch list, dismissal of the action is affirmed where plaintiff's claims were patently insubstantial and implausible.

Read Tooley v. Napolitano, No. 07-5080

Appellate Information

Argued October 8, 2009

Decided November 17, 2009


Opinion by Judge Williams


For Appellant:

Lori Alvino McGill, Richard P. Bress and Gabriel K. Bell, Washington, DC

For Appellees:

Teal Luthy Miller and Douglas N. Letter, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC

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