The first round of amicus briefs have been filed with the U.S. Supreme Court in Seila Law.  All of the amici that take a position on the Bureau’s constitutionality agree with the position taken by both Seila Law and the CFPB that the Bureau’s structure is unconstitutional.  However, three of the amici take no

Seila Law and the CFPB filed their briefs yesterday in the U.S. Supreme Court.  Both briefs address the question presented in Seila Law’s certiorari petition, which is whether the CFPB’s single-director-removable-only-for-cause structure violates the separation of powers in the U.S Constitution.  They both also address the second question that the Court asked the parties to

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment filed by All American Check Cashing.

In its petition, All American sought to have the Supreme Court hear its interlocutory appeal from the district court’s ruling upholding the CFPB’s constitutionality rather than wait for a ruling on its appeal from

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled oral argument in Seila Law on March 3, 2020.

The question presented in Seila Law’s petition is whether the CFPB’s single-director-removable-only-for-cause structure violates the separation of powers in the U.S. Constitution.  In its Order granting Seila Law’s certiorari petition, the Supreme Court directed the parties to also brief and

Although the CFPB now agrees that its structure is unconstitutional, it has filed a brief opposing the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari Before Judgment filed by All American Check Cashing with the U.S. Supreme Court.  All American’s interlocutory appeal from the district court’s ruling upholding the CFPB’s constitutionality is still pending before the Fifth

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the Seila Law case to decide if the CFPB’s structure violates the U.S. Constitution because the President cannot remove the Director at will.  In this podcast, Professor Kent Barnett, University of Georgia School of Law, joins us for a discussion of the current appellate opinions on this

The U.S. Supreme Court has set a briefing schedule in Seila Law, in which the questions before the court are whether the CFPB’s structure is constitutional and, if it is not, whether the court can sever the provision in the Dodd-Frank Act that only allows the President to remove the CFPB Director “for cause.”

With the Fifth Circuit having already heard oral argument in March 2019 in All American Check Cashing’s interlocutory appeal from the district court’s ruling upholding the CFPB’s constitutionality, it is not surprising that All American and the CFPB submitted a joint letter to the court requesting “clarification regarding the scope of the issues to be