Standing http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35913/all en U.S. high court says plaintiffs cannot sue over eavesdropping law http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/us-high-court-says-plaintiffs-cannot-sue-over-eavesdropping-law <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>WASHINGTON, Feb 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said plaintiffs cannot challenge a federal law that allows eavesdropping on international conversations involving Americans, a case touching on government efforts to fight terrorism.</p> <p>By a 5-4 vote, the country's highest court said lawyers, journalists and human rights groups including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch did not have legal standing to sue because they could not show they had suffered any injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130226/us-high-court-says-plaintiffs-cannot-sue-over-eavesdropping-law" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Hospitality Law Politics Standing Thomson Reuters Tue, 26 Feb 2013 15:31:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5767301 at http://www.globalpost.com