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Professor Peter Shane cited in Supreme Court decision

June 30, 2020 | Faculty

A 2016 article titled “The Originalist Myth of the Unitary Executive,” written by Professor Peter Shane, was recently cited in a Supreme Court decision.

The case of Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was decided on June 29, 2020 and Shane’s article was a primary point of reference in Justice Kagan’s dissenting opinion.

Shane has been a member of the faculty at Moritz since 2003 and was named a Distinguished University Scholar in 2011. A frequent op-ed writer on public law issues, Peter has contributed essays to numerous outlets online and across the country including Slate, the Atlantic, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Huffington Post.