Sensenbrenner has asked CRS to respond by February 20 to alternative reports by two conservative experts. Robert Alt [faculty profile], a fellow in legal and international affairs at Ashland University, said [PDF] of the original CRS study that it "read like a brief. It had some of the same marks as something an advocate might distribute." John Eastman [faculty profile], a professor of law and director of the Claremont Institute at Chapman University pointed out [PDF] that CRS works for the legislative branch and that "a truly neutral assessment of the contending constitutional positions is in order." The Hill has more.
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