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On June 1, 2020, the Supreme Court issued the decision in the case Aurelius Investment, LLC v. Puerto Rico, involving the Appointments Clause found in Article II of the U.S. Constitution applies to U.S. territories.

The Court held that the Constitution's appointments clause does not restrict the appointment or selection of members of Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board, who are appointed by the president without the Senate’s advice and consent.

To discuss the case, we have William Baude, Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School.