Attorneys for a Connecticut nursing home company are attempting to have an application challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board referred to Justice Scalia after it was rejected yesterday by Justice Ginsburg, acting in her capacity as the Circuit Justice for the Second Circuit. … Continue Reading

Predictably, political posturing in reaction to the D.C. Circuit’s Canning decision has already begun. According to media reports, South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson, a Democrat who heads the Senate Banking Committee, is calling upon the Senate to confirm Richard Cordray as CFPB Director without delay.  On the other side of the aisle, Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns, a Republican, on January 25 (the same day the Canning decision was issued) sent a letter to Mr.… Continue Reading