Tag Archives: D.C.

CRS – D.C. Circuit Upholds as Constitutional the Structure of the CFPB

D.C. Circuit Upholds as Constitutional the Structure of the CFPB – Part I. Todd Garvey, Legislative Attorney; Jared P. Cole, Legislative Attorney. February 12, 2018. “The entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) issued … Continue reading

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CFP: Conference on Communications, Information, and Internet Policy – Washington D.C.

TPRC is seeking submissions for its 46th conference, including papers, posters, panels, a Student Paper Competition, the Graduate Student Consortium, and the Charles Benton Junior Scholar Award. The conference will be held at American University Washington College of Law in … Continue reading

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Should D.C. Have the Highest State Cigarette Tax in the Country?

Testimony before the D.C. Council Committee on Finance and Revenue on B22-460 February 1, 2018 Chairman Evans, Members of the Committee, My name is Scott Drenkard, and I’m an economist and director of state projects at the Tax Foundation. For … Continue reading

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[Jonathan H. Adler] En Banc D.C. Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of CFPB

This afternoon, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected a constitutional challenge to the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). Sitting en banc, the court concluded that limiting the President's ability to remove the CFPB's … Continue reading

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Full D.C. Circuit Court, Reversing Decision Below, Holds that CFPB’s Independent Structure is Constitutional; also Reinstates Important RESPA Rulings

In a long-awaited constitutional decision regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (“CFPB”), the full D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals today in PHH v. CFPB reversed a prior ruling by a three-judge panel that the CFPB is unconstitutionally structured.  As we … Continue reading

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