Greg Dubinsky Co-Authors Article for Law360 on January’s Speaker of the House Election
In an article for Law360, HSG partner Greg Dubinsky and Rumble Inc. general counsel Michael Ellis explained that under the Constitution, the Speaker of the House must be a member of the House. Over the course of the 15 elections for Speaker, many observers wondered whether an individual who is not a current sitting member of the House could be nominated for the Speakership. In the article, Greg and Michael state that the Constitution’s design proves this notion is flawed.
Greg and Michael note that “considering settled practice, centuries of history and the Constitution’s structure, the rule is clear — the speaker’s gavel must remain in the hands of a member of the House.”
Read the article here.