Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

There is a possibility of opinions on Wednesday, January 18, at 10:00 a.m.
On Wednesday the court hears oral argument in Lee v. Tam. Amy Howe has our preview.
On Wednesday the court also hears oral argument in Ziglar v. Abbasi. Amy Howe has our preview.

Breaking News :

Breaking News :

Federal Communications Commission v. AT&T, Inc.

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
09-1279 3d Cir. Jan 19, 2011
Tr.Aud.
Mar 1, 2011 8-0 Roberts OT 2010

Holding: Corporations do not have a right of personal privacy for purposes of Exemption 7(C) of the Freedom of Information Act, which protects from disclosure law enforcement records whose disclosure could reasonably be expected to constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. (Kagan, J., recused).

Plain English Holding: Corporations do not have a right of personal privacy for purposes of Exemption 7(C) of the Freedom of Information Act.

Judgment: Reversed, 8-0, in an opinion by Chief Justice John Roberts on March 1, 2011. (Kagan, J., recused).

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