NLRB Urges High Court To Nix Recess Appointment Ruling

By Abigail Rubenstein (September 16, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Friday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the D.C. Circuit's blockbuster ruling invalidating the president's recess appointments to the board, saying the decision would disrupt the constitutional balance of power between the government's branches.

The high court agreed in June to hear the NLRB's appeal of the D.C. Circuit's Jan. 25 ruling, and in a brief filed Friday, the labor board told the justices that the D.C. Circuit erred in its conclusions on several key issues when it struck down President Barack Obama's Jan. 4, 2012, recess appointments to the board as unconstitutional....

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