In Pillsbury, the Fifth Circuit found a denial of due process because a Senate Subcommittee, hearing testimony from members of the Federal Trade Commission, criticized that body for its interpretation of the law applicable to a pending case. While the fact situation is unique, the holding should have significant ramifications for the judicial function of the administrative agencies generally.
Administrative Law: Congressional Criticism of FTC for Decision in Pending Case Held to Deprive Administrative Litigant of Due Process,
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