ConLaw Class 4 – The Executive Power I – The Appointment and Removal Power

January 24th, 2017

Class 4 – 1/24/17

The Executive Power I – The Appointment and Removal Power

  • Morrison v. Olson (604 – 625)
  • Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (626 – 637)
  • National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning (Supplement 39 – 65)

The lecture notes are here.

This is Ted Olson, who at the time was the Assistant Attorney General for the Office of Legal Counsel. Olson would later serve as President George W. Bush’s Solicitor General.

This is Alexia Morrison, who served as the Independent Counsel to investigate whether Olson violated federal law.


Gridlock and Executive Power from Josh Blackman

This is the video of the Senate’s pro forma session on January 4, 2012. It begins at 1:30, and lasts roughly 30 seconds.