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President Trump Signs Financial Services Executive Orders

The White House April 21, 2017 Presidential Memorandum for the Secretary of the Treasury MEMORANDUM FOR THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY SUBJECT: Orderly Liquidation Authority Title II of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-203 (the “Dodd-Frank Act”), established an Orderly Liquidation Authority (OLA). Using [Read More]

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The Bookworm Beat 3/16/17 — the Rule of Law is Dead edition and open thread

While the rule of law is not completely dead, it’s dead enough to justify the title for this quick round up of today’s lawless news. The latest federal opinions would bar President Trump from ever again issuing an executive order. William Jacobson, of Legal Insurrection, has looked beyond the obvious [Read More]

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Trump’s demolition derby — destroying decades of executive and administrative garbage

I realized the other day that, in a very visceral way, I’m actually looking forward to a Trump presidency. This realization comes as a surprise because (a) I still don’t like Trump’s style and (b) Republican presidents never follow through on the change they promise. And yet. . . . [Read More]