Giselle Carson Publishes "Plenary Power Under Review" in North Florida ACC Newsletter

Over 100 years ago, in the Chinese Exclusion Case, the SCOTUS set in motion a long line of cases that established the doctrine of consular non-reviewability. Under this doctrine, decisions regarding the admission of foreign nationals to the U.S. rest exclusively within the powers of the Legislative and Executive branches, with the Judicial branch lacking any authority to review such determinations. In February 2015, after the Justices’ winter break, the first case heard was on the subject of consular non-reviewability and plenary power. Click here to read more.