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Weekly Appellate Report, Government, Constitutional Law, Appellate Practice

Jul. 21, 2017

Arcane Clauses Employed

Guests discuss two lesser-known pieces of federal law gaining prominence in recent suits against the current administration; Professor Zachary Clopton (Cornell Law) addresses the threshold inquiry of whether Emoluments Clause questions are justiciable, and Sophia Lakin and Theresa Lee (ACLU) discuss their Federal Advisory Committee Act claims just filed against President Trump's Committee on Election Integrity


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This week we hear from Professor Zachary Clopton (Cornell Law), who explains why, before reaching standing questions in pending Emolument Clause suits against the present administration, parties and courts must clearly determine the threshold question of justiciability.

Then, Sophia Lakin and Theresa Lee (ACLU) will visit to unpack their Federal Advisory Committee Act claims just filed against President Trump's Committee on Election Integrity.

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