Collins v. Mnuchin: The Fifth Circuit Strikes Down the Directorship of the Federal Housing Finance Agency for Violating the Separation of Powers

Note by Ricky D. Legg

In this Note, Ricky D. Legg analyzed the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit's decision in Collins v. Mnuchin, 908 F.3d 151 (5th Cir. 2018), finding the Federal Housing Finance Authority's structure to be unconstitutional because it impeded the President's ability to faithfully execute the law in violation of the separation of powers doctrine.

About the Author

Ricky D. Legg: J.D. candidate 2020, Tulane University Law School; B.A. 2016, Trinity University.


93 Tul. L. Rev. 1035 (2019)