Petitioner the United States has filed its merits brief in NLRB v. Canning, the case about the constitutionality of President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB, which potentially implicates the validity of hundreds of NLRB decisions in the last few years.
Jack Goldsmith is the Henry L. Shattuck Professor at Harvard Law School, where he teaches and writes about national security law, international law, internet law, and, recently, labor history. Before coming to Harvard, Professor Goldsmith served as Assistant Attorney General, Office of Legal Counsel from 2003-2004, and Special Counsel to the Department of Defense from 2002-2003. Professor Goldsmith is writing a book about Jimmy Hoffa’s place in American history. He can be reached at [email protected]More by this Author »