Federal Law Enforcement

Document: Judge Howell Upholds the Legitimacy of Mueller's Appointment

By Quinta Jurecic
Thursday, August 2, 2018, 9:44 PM

On Aug. 2, Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia affirmed the constitutionality of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's appointment under the Appointments Clause, denying a witness's motion to quash subpoenas issued by the special counsel's office. The witness is not named in court documents, but has been identified by his counsel as former Roger Stone assistant Andrew Miller.

The opinion is available here and in full below.