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SCOTUScast 6-15-09 featuring Steven Calabresi

Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

June 15, 2009

Steven G. Calabresi

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 SCOTUScast 6-15-09 featuring Steven Calabresi - MP3
Running Time: 00:22:39

On Wednesday, May 20, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in Free Enterprise Fund v. Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. In this special cert grant episode of SCOTUScast, we take a look ahead to this important case that the Supreme Court will hear during its October 2009 Term. In this case, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 unconstitutionally violated the separation of powers or the appointments clause by granting the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board far-reaching executive power and having its members appointed by the Securities and Exchange Commission and removable only for cause. Northwestern University Law Professor and Federalist Society co-founder Steven Calabresi discusses the case.

 

DC Circuit Court Opinon:
http://pacer.cadc.uscourts.gov/docs/common/opinions/200808/07-5127-1134687.pdf

 

Questions Presented:
http://origin.www.supremecourtus.gov/qp/08-00861qp.pdf

 

Petition for Certiorari:
http://www.scotusblog.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/08-861_pet.pdf


 

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