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On Monday the Supreme Court hears oral argument in Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill; Amy Howe has our preview.
On Monday the Supreme Court also hears oral argument in Smith v. Berryhill; Kathryn Moore has our preview.

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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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