Legal Question in Constitutional Law in New York

This shut down has hurt people, medically , financially, and their safety. Can a class action suit be filled against the reps?

Asked on 10/04/13, 3:09 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Edward Hoffman Law Offices of Edward A. Hoffman

No, at least not successfully. Due to separation of powers, the courts cannot tell members of Congress what legislation to approve or reject. Besides, Senators and Representatives are immune from suits based on how they vote.

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Answered on 10/04/13, 3:35 pm

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