Los Angeles Business Journal

Court: Obama Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

Friday, January 25, 2013

President Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill vacancies on a labor-relations panel, a U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today, the Wall Street Journal reports. The Obama administration is expected to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court, but if it stands, it means hundreds of decisions issued by the board over more than a year are invalid.