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Cordray’s Recess Appointment Continues to Cause Controversy

Cordray’s Recess Appointment Continues to Cause Controversy

By: Tori K. Shinohara

On January 4, President Obama made several recess appointments, including the appointment of Richard Cordray as the first director of the CFPB. After facing harsh criticism, an Office of Legal Council (OLC) memorandum opinion was released on January 12, justifying the constitutionality of the appointments in question. Read More

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