Clapper v. Amnesty International USA
|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
Oct 29, 2012
|Feb 26, 2013||5-4||Alito||OT 2012|
Holding: Respondents lack Article III standing to challenge FISA Amendments Act of 2008, 50 U. S. C. § 1881a.
Plain English Summary:
Judgment: Reversed and remanded, 5-4, in an opinion by Justice Alito on February 26, 2013. Justice Breyer filed a dissenting opinion in which Justices Ginsburg, Sotomayor, and Kagan joined.
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