National Constitution Center President and CEO Jeffrey Rosen interviews legal commentator and law professor Jonathan H. Adler and Senior Counsel to Constitutional Accountability Center Simon Lazarus about constitutional controversies surrounding the Affordable Care Act.
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Elizabeth B. Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center and Michael D. Ramsey from the University of San Diego join the National Constitution Center’s Jeffrey Rosen for a detailed audio discussion about the limits of presidential power in the Noel Canning case.
Michael B. Rappaport from the University of San Diego explains why he believes the President should have very narrow powers to appoint officials during a congressional recess. Note: Rappaport filed a Supreme Court brief in the Noel Canning case.
Elizabeth B. Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center argues, in this commentary, that the Noel Canning presidential appointments case has broad implications for presidential power and the functioning of our government.
Ilya Shapiro and Trevor Burrus from the CATO Institute argue in a commentary that the separation of powers demands that the president not be allowed to meddle in the Senate’s internal processes.