Byrd, et al. v. Raines, et al.

Topic(s): 
Protecting Constitutional Rights and Requirements
Docket Number: 
96-1671
Case Description: 

Question Presented:

Did the congressmen have Article III standing to challenge the Line Item Veto Act as a violation of the Presentment Clause in Article I?

Alan Morrison of Public Citizen represented the appellee members of Congress. The Supreme Court held that the members of Congress lacked standing to challenge the Line Item Veto.