CAC In the News

March 24, 2017

In the days ahead, there will likely be many questions raised about this GSA decision, such as why it was made by the contracting officer with a long relationship with the Trump Organization (rather than by a higher level officer) and why benefits delayed don’t qualify as a “benefit” under the lease.  But there’s one very important question that no one should forget: does this decision, which directly benefits the President, violate the Domestic Emoluments Clause?

March 24, 2017

A review by the Constitutional Accountability Center shows the consequences of the court's corporate tilt, finding that the Chamber of Commerce has had a success rate of 69 percent in cases before the Roberts Court, a significant increase over previous courts.

March 24, 2017

Briefs supporting Walker were filed in December by the Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, the Constitutional Accountability Center and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, as well as by Stuart Banner, a legal historian at UCLA's Supreme Court Clinic, all arguing that the court should hear Walker's argument.

March 23, 2017

A review by the Constitutional Accountability Center shows the consequences of the court’s corporate tilt, finding that the Chamber of Commerce has had a success rate of 69 percent in cases before the Roberts Court, a significant increase over previous courts. These are cases of serious importance to everyday Americans — cases involving rules for consumer contracts, challenges to regulations ensuring fair pay and labor standards, attempts by consumers to hold companies accountable for product safety and much more.

March 23, 2017

"The 60-vote threshold has become important because it reflects that a nominee is sufficiently mainstream that he or she can garner bipartisan support — if a nominee can't get support from enough senators on both sides of the aisle, then maybe that nominee shouldn't have life tenure on the Supreme Court," said Elizabeth Wydra of the progressive Constitutional Accountability Center.