Research Paper

The Unconstitutionality of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

2 pages | 330 words

The petitioner free enterprise fund has a genuine case against the plaintiff public company accounting oversight board because the respondent public company accounting oversight board is unconstitutional. The respondent public company accounting oversight board was created by an act of congress which vested it with executive authority, in violation of the separation of powers doctrine. Additionally, the respondent public company accounting oversight board was created by an act of congress which gave it power to appoint its own members, in violation of the appointments clause of the constitution.

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