CFPB Action Unconstitutional, Calif. Attorney Tells High Court

A California lawyer accused by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of involvement in a home modification scam on Monday told the U.S. Supreme Court that the bureau’s case was invalid from the start, and its director’s move to cure that problem after winning Senate confirmation was insufficient.

Chance Gordon said in a brief filed with the high court arguing for his appeal of a Ninth Circuit ruling upholding the enforcement action that although CFPB Director Richard Cordray moved to ratify all of the actions he undertook...

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