Feb 262013
 
 February 26, 2013  Posted by  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

Kevin Robillard reports:

A closely divided Supreme Court threw out a challenge to the government’s terrorist surveillance programs, arguing journalists, human rights groups and lawyers could not prove they had been harmed by a government program monitoring foreign communications.

In the 5-4 ruling, the court’s conservatives sided with President Barack Obama’s administration in arguing that the groups could not prove the program had harmed them, Reuters reports. The court’s liberals disagreed.

Read more on Politico.

Article III bites plaintiffs again, it seems.  You can read the opinion here (pdf).

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