Charlotte Butash

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Charlotte Butash is a J.D. candidate at Harvard Law School. She focuses her studies on questions related to presidential power and the administrative state and is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Law & Gender. She holds a B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Johns Hopkins University.

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The Supreme Court Rules in the Trump Subpoena Cases

In the end, President Trump has probably succeeded in his effort to keep his financial records from Congress through the November election. But if his goal was to prevent the judiciary from enforcing congressional subpoenas affecting him, he has likely failed.

Mueller Investigation

Oral Arguments in the D.C. Circuit En Banc Consideration of Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn and U.S. House of Representatives v. Mnuchin

Judges were skeptical of the Department of Justice’s sweeping arguments but searched for limiting principles on court cases brought by Congress.

Mueller Investigation

En Banc Oral Argument Preview: Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn

On April 28, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, sitting en banc, will hear oral arguments for Committee on the Judiciary v. McGahn, the case concerning whether the House of Representatives can go to court to enforce subpoenas compelling testimony from Trump administration officials.