In an opinion authored by Chief Justice Roberts (the “DACA Opinion”), the Supreme Court has concluded that the rescission of the DACA program by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was arbitrary and capricious and hence in violation of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Several clients have asked whether the decision

This past Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it has agreed to decide whether the CFPB’s single-director-removable-only-for-cause structure is constitutional.  The Court granted Seila Law’s petition for a writ of certiorari seeking review of the Ninth Circuit’s decision that held the CFPB’s structure is constitutional.

Tomorrow, October 22, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. (ET),

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Timbs v. Indiana that the prohibition on excessive fines in the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution is incorporated against the States by the Fourteenth Amendment.  Although it involved a civil asset forfeiture of a vehicle arising from the petitioner’s criminal conviction, the decision could provide

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court invited the Solicitor General to file a brief to express the Obama administration’s views on whether certiorari should be granted in a consumer case involving an important issue of statutory standing. In the case – Spokeo v. Robins – the issue is whether a plaintiff asserting a private cause of

Earlier this week, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that will decide whether the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA), which is directed at residential mortgage lending, prohibits a real estate settlement service provider from charging an unearned fee if the provider shares the fee with at least one other part, but