Lobbyists Press Legal Fight

President Obama banned lobbyists from serving on commissions.

, The National Law Journal

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Lawyers for six lobbyists fighting what they call a "constitutionally problematic" Obama administration policy want a federal appeals court in Washington to revive their lawsuit. The challengers, represented by a team from Mayer Brown, argue in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit that a judge got it wrong when she upheld the administration's ban on lobbyists serving on agency boards and committees.

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