UC Berkeley law professor advises White House on how to pass policies without Congress

John Yoo
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UC Berkeley School of Law professor John Yoo has been advising President Donald Trump’s administration to use his proposed political theory as a justification for bypassing congressional approval when implementing policies.

UC Berkeley School of Law professor John Yoo has been consulting the White House on a political theory that allows a sitting president to impose policies without congressional approval.
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University lawyers preview hearing for DACA lawsuit

The UC filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration in September 2017, arguing that the administration’s rescission of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, was unconstitutional and in violation of the rights of the university.
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