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U.S. Supreme Court likely to rule on cert petition in NLRB v. Noel Canning at June 20 Conference

Posted in CFPB People, Recess Appointment, Richard Cordray

We have been following very closely developments in NLRB v. Noel Canning, the case seeking Supreme Court review of the D.C. Circuit Court’s judgment invalidating President Obama’s January 4, 2012 appointment of several NLRB members. This case will likely determine the fate of Richard Cordray, who was appointed as Director of the CFPB on the same… More >

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

Posted in CFPB People, Recess Appointment, Richard Cordray

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 Clause of the Constitution. The result in the Third Circuit case, NLRB v. New Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation, though identical… More >