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Foster Photos Remain Under Wraps

Yesterday the Supreme Court unanimously rejected a bid to obtain nine previously unreleased photos of Vincent Foster’s body under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). In an opinion by Justice Kennedy, the Court ruled that the photos are covered by a FOIA exemption for materials that could violate a private individual’s privacy. No doubt this decision will fuel the flames of various conspiracy theories about Foster’s death. The Post’s coverage is here. The opinion is here.

Jonathan H. Adler — Mr. Adler is an NRO contributing editor and the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law at Case Western Reserve University School of Law. His latest book is Marijuana Federalism: Uncle Sam and Mary Jane.

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