The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday morning in Seila Law.  The two questions before the Court are whether the provision in Title X of the Dodd-Frank Act that only allows the President to remove the CFPB Director for “inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office” violates separation of powers in the

The first round of amicus briefs has 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