By Tom Steward | Watchdog Minnesota Bureau A unanimous Supreme Court decision Thursday invalidating President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board may send more than 1,000 decisions back to go, including several Minnesota cases. The high court’s ruling in NLRB v. Canning means the NLRB did not have a legal quorum, effectively...
Although the 9-0 Supreme Court ruling against President Barack Obama’s use of recess appointments to fill vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board was hailed as a victory by conservatives that argue the executive branch’s expansion of power should be restrain, conservative talker Mark Levin offered a different take on the ruling. Show More Summary
Yesterday, in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, SCOTUS nullified three temporary appointments Obama made to the board last year while the Senate was out of town but holding pro forma sessions to prevent the president from making recess appointments – a tactic devised by Democrats during the Bush administration. The ruling may also nullify the […]
Now that the Supreme Court has ruled Barack Obama exceeded his authority when he appointed three National Labor Relations Board members, Arkansas' Mark Pryor is singing a different tune than the one he sang initially back in 2012, when he pronounced Republican concerns over the appointments a "fiction." Here is Mark Pryor today. Show More Summary
The Noel Canning decision was probably correct. All nine Justices agreed on the core issue, after all. In their view, the method by which President Barack Obama made recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board violated the Constitution. Show More Summary
We reported yesterday that the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional, but what does that decision really mean? It’s unclear if it will have much of an impact in the near-term. As The Atlantic‘s David Graham pointed out, part of the political problem was
On Thursday’s broadcast of Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” left-leaning George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley criticized President Barack Obama’s “flagrantly unconstitutional” National Labor Relations Board recess appointments, which were struck down unanimously by the Supreme Court earlier in the day. Show More Summary
In a rebuke to President Barack Obama, the Supreme Court struck down three of his recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board as unconstitutional.The decision Thursday gives the Senate broad power to thwart future recess...Show More Summary
In addition to striking down President Barack Obama’s attempt to bypass the Senate to appoint people to the National Labor Relations Board, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that a 35-foot buffer zone blocking protests at abortion clinics in Massachusetts was too broad a restriction. Show More Summary
After the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously overturned President Barack Obama's National Labor Relations Board recess appointments, Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) said Obama should be ashamed of his lawlessness. Sessions, a senior member ofShow More Summary
Today, the Supreme Court ruled that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were invalid ...
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court made its ruling in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning. In a 9-0 vote, all justices ruled that President Obama's recess appointments of three members to the NLRB in 2012, while the Senate was holding pro-forma sessions, were unconstitutional (see full decision here).
Justice Antonin Scalia concurred with the majority on the Supreme Court in the unanimous decision to strike down President Barack Obama's "recess" appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in NLRB v. Noel Canning. However, he...Show More Summary
Today's Supreme Court decision in National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning was a massive defeat for the Obama administration, which lost 9-0 on the question of whether Obama's three purported recess appointments to the NLRB were constitutional. Show More Summary
Individual cases before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rarely get noticed by anyone other than labor or employment lawyers,Read the Rest...
Today the Supreme Court unanimously held that President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he made several appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and other agencies without Senate approval. The Appointments...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama exceeded his authority in appointing three National Labor Relations Board members during a brief Senate break in 2012, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, holding that presidents may only exercise their appointment powers during recesses of 10 or more days.
The court says the 2012 appointments to the National Labor Relations Board are invalid because they weren't approved by the Senate, which was in pro forma session at the time.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that President Barack Obama's recess appointments to fill slots on the National Labor Relations Board in 2012 were unconstitutional. But the high court also generally gave the president "substantial recess appointment power" during appropriate windows, SCOTUSblog's Tom Goldstein said. Show More Summary
The National Law Review NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin pushed onward this week with his stated agenda of overturning prior NLRB precedent to legitimize employee use of company email systems for union organizing activity as well as other protected concerted activities.