Related Links: Text of court's decision in NLRB v. Noel Canning Supreme Court to Hear NLRB Recess-Appointment Case (enr.com 6/25/2013) [subscription] The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled unanimously that President Obama exceeded his authority when he named three members to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 during a three-day break between Senate sessions.But the court’s unanimity about that judgment thinly veils a split. Five justices signed on to the majority opinion. The other four, though concurring that Obama went beyond his powers, said the majority should have gone much further in limiting presidential authority.The ruling calls into question
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