Constitutional Case of the Year

The Supreme Court hears what may be its most important case of the year on Tuesday, and don’t stop reading because it concerns the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. This one goes to the heart of the separation of powers and whether the administrative state is accountable to the people.

Seila Law v. CFPB concerns whether a President can remove the bureau’s director only for “inefficiency, neglect of duty, or malfeasance in office.” This should be an easy call, but far more important is the remedy and whether the Justices…

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