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Seila Law v. CFPB amicus brief

Last updated: 1/21/2020

Ahead of a U.S. Supreme Court oral argument scheduled for March 3, 2020, U.S. PIRG and several other consumer advocacy groups filed an amicus brief today in Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The brief argues that long-established principles and Supreme Court precedent support the constitutionality of the CFPB’s leadership structure. The brief also highlights that Congress purposefully created an independent bureau focused on consumer financial protection to avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis.

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