Court: Obama's Recess Appointments Are Invalid

Justice Department is expected to appeal to Supreme Court

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Jan 25, 2013 5:05 PM CST

(Newser) – A federal appeals court ruled today that President Obama violated the Constitution in making recess appointments last year, a decision could severely curtail the president's ability to bypass the Senate to fill administration vacancies. The three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals in...   Read full story »


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