PBS NewsHour

Justices rein in presidential appointment powers

Clip: 06/26/2014 | 7m 20s

In the first of two high-profile unanimous Supreme Court decisions, temporary appointments made by President Obama in 2012 were ruled illegal because Congress was not in recess. In the second, the justices struck down a 35-foot buffer zone prohibiting protests outside abortion clinics in Massachusetts. Marcia Coyle of The National Law Journal joins Judy Woodruff to explain the details.

Aired: 06/26/14

Rating: NR

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