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Supreme Court agrees to take on recess appointment controversy

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

On June 24, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review the D.C. Circuit’s decision in Noel Canning v. NLRB invalidating President Obama’s January 4, 2012 appointment of three NLRB members....more

Update: Third Circuit recess appointment decision ups the ante on certiorari

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

Last week’s News Flash alerted readers that a second federal appellate court has now invalidated a NLRB recess appointment as incompatible with the meaning of the phrase, “the Recess of the Senate” in the Recess Appointment...more

Second Ruling against NLRB Recess Appointments Raises More Questions for CFPB

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

A second circuit court ruling invalidating one of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board could provide additional ammunition to anyone inclined to challenge the validity of his choice to...more

Under The Dome: Inside The Maine State House 4-12-13

by Pierce Atwood LLP on

Under the Dome: Inside the Maine State House is a weekly update that provides a high-level overview of recent activity at the Maine State House... ...Governor LePage’s second veto of the 126th Legislature was sustained...more

Congressional Research Service issues two reports on Canning decision

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The D.C. Circuit’s January 2013 decision in Noel Canning v. NLRB is the subject of two recently-issued reports by the Congressional Research Service. The decision held that President Obama’s recess appointments of three...more

D.C. Circuit’s Invalidation of President Obama’s Recess Appointments Raises Questions Concerning Actions Taken by the Consumer...

by King & Spalding on

The D.C. Circuit’s Decision in Noel Canning - On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) were...more

DC Court of Appeals Decision May Impact CFPB Powers and Authority

A recent decision by a three-judge appellate panel of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (DC Circuit) may hold the key to whether, and to what extent, actions taken by Richard Cordray as the Director...more

New CFPB Deputy Director about to be appointed

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

The word on the street is that tomorrow Richard Cordray will appoint a new Deputy Director to replace Raj Date who has been serving in that capacity since Jan. 6 of 2012....more

NLRB Plans to Ignore D.C. Circuit Ruling Invalidating Obama Recess Appointments; Validity of Appointment of Richard Cordray as...

by Bracewell LLP on

In what appears to be the continuation of a showdown among the three branches of federal government, the D. C. Circuit ruled today that President Obama's January 2012 "recess" appointments of three members to the National...more

Cordray Renominated as Bureau’s Director, But Court Ruling Jeopardizes His Recess Appointment and Bureau’s Powers

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

It’s been the best of times and the worst of times for Richard Cordray this week. First, President Obama renominated Cordray to be the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (the Bureau) director on January 24, 2013....more

Court Decision Jeopardizes CFPB Nominee

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On Friday, January 25, 2013, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit struck down as unconstitutional President Obama’s 2012 “recess appointments” of three members of the National...more

Legal Alert: Court Finds President's Recess Appointments to NRLB Unconstitutional

by FordHarrison on

Executive Summary: A three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals has held that President Obama's recess appointment of three members to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) violated the U.S. Constitution. ...more

Consumer Product Safety Commission Advisory: Announcement of New Nominees To The Consumer Product Safety Commission: How This...

by Mintz Levin on

On May 5, 2009, President Obama announced his nomination of Inez Moore Tenenbaum to chair the Consumer Product Safety Commission and Robert S. Adler to be a commissioner. He also announced his intent to nominate a fifth...more

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