Ex parte Siebold

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Ex parte Siebold
Decided October 1, 1879
Full case nameEx parte Siebold
Citations100 U.S. 371 (more)
So long as the vesting is consistent with the separation of powers, Congress has discretion to vest the appointment of an inferior officer in the President, a Department Head, or a Court of Law.
Court membership
Chief Justice
Morrison Waite
Associate Justices
Nathan Clifford · Noah H. Swayne
Samuel F. Miller · Stephen J. Field
William Strong · Joseph P. Bradley
Ward Hunt · John M. Harlan
Case opinions
MajorityBradley, joined by Waite, Swayne, Miller, Strong, Hunt, and Harlan
DissentField, joined by Clifford
Laws applied
U.S. Const. art. II, § 2, cl. 2

Ex parte Siebold, 100 U.S. 371 (1879), was a decision of the United States Supreme Court concerning the Appointments Clause.


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