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Supreme Court Denies Trump Voter Commission Privacy Challenge (Corrected)

Jan. 7, 2019, 5:01 PMUpdated: Jan. 7, 2019, 11:30 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court won’t hear a privacy group’s challenge to President Donald Trump’s election integrity commission.

The court’s denial to hear the appeal ends the Electronic Privacy Information Center’s legal challenge to get the now-defunct Presidential Advisory Commission to produce a privacy impact assessment under the E-Government Act. The move leaves in place the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit’s December 2017 ruling that EPIC didn’t suffer any recognizable injury to satisfy constitutional standing requirements to sue in federal court.

President Trump set up the commission in May 2017 to study the integrity of voting...

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