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Samuel L. Bray’s forthcoming Harvard Law Review article, Multiple Chancellors: Reforming the National Injunction, argues that federal courts should eschew issuing nation-wide injunctions, no matter the importance of the question litigated or the value of nation-wide uniformity.  He urges adherence to the principle that injunctions against the federal government should be “plaintiff-protective,” providing relief only to […]
Political control of administrative agencies is a hot topic these days.  And Brian D. Feinstein has a timely new article, Congress in the Administrative State, forthcoming in the Washington University Law Review that empirically evaluates how Congressional oversight hearings fit into the picture.  Using an original dataset constructed from inspectors general semiannual reports, Government Accountability Office annual “top management challenges” lists, […]
Apologies — this will have to be a quick post. I’m traveling.* On Friday, April 21, the D.C. Circuit issued two opinions about the power of knowledge. The government lost both cases — one in which it sought information and the other in which someone else sought information from it. In CFPB v. Accrediting Council […]
Back in January, a group of constitutional law scholars (working with Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW)) sued President Trump for violating the Emoluments Clause. In a previous post, I explained argued that those scholars did not have Article III standing because they had not alleged a cognizable injury in fact. Today, the […]

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