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Court Upholds Constitutionality of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Melissa Stegman

The case could have broader implications over arguments of agencies and individuals that Congress grants a degree of independence from the executive branch as well. “The important thing to keep in mind here is it’s about preserving the institution, the long-term independence of the bureau,” said Melissa Stegman, senior policy counsel for the Center for Responsible Lending, during a press call Wednesday afternoon.