Supreme Court Declines To Hear Driver’s Privacy Protection Act Dispute
Mealey's (December 14, 2015, 3:38 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A decision by the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, which found that a newspaper violated the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) by publishing several police officers’ personal information, will not face review by the U.S. Supreme Court, as revealed in the high court’s Dec. 14 order list (Sun-Times Media LLC v. Scott Dahlstrom, et al., No. 15-158, U.S. Sup.).
(Order list available. Document #97-151224-028R.)
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