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Raines v. Byrd

Docket No.: 96-1671
Argued: May 27, 1997
Decided: June 26, 1997

Topics:

Article 3, Section 2, Paragraph 1: Case or Controversy Requirement, Judicial Power, Standing to Sue, Article I, Presentment Clause, judicial review, separation of powers

PartyNames: Frederick D. RAINES, Director, Office of Management and Budget, et al., Appellants, v. Robert C. BYRD et al.
Petitioner: Frederick D. RAINES, Director, Office of
Respondent: Robert C. BYRD et al.

Supreme Court Docket

Frederick D. RAINES, Director, Office of
v.
Robert C. BYRD et al.
521 U.S. 811 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 2312138 L.Ed.2d 849 (521 U.S.
Question:

Did the congressmen have Article III standing to challenge the Line Item Veto Act as a violation of the Presentment Clause in Article I?

Raines v. Byrd
ORAL ARGUMENT

May 27, 1997

Holding: vacated and remanded
Decision: Decision: 7 votes for Raines, 2 vote(s) against
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