Recess Appointments: A Legal Overview

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This report provides an overview of the Recess Appointments Clause, exploring its historical application and legal interpretation by the executive branch, the courts, and the Comptroller General. Furthermore, congressional legislation designed to prevent the President's overuse or misuse of the Clause is also explored.

Creator(s): Chu, Vivian S.
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: May 12, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Chu, Vivian S.

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: May 12, 2011
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Description:

This report provides an overview of the Recess Appointments Clause, exploring its historical application and legal interpretation by the executive branch, the courts, and the Comptroller General. Furthermore, congressional legislation designed to prevent the President's overuse or misuse of the Clause is also explored.

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23 pages.

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