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"A Massive Shock to the Legal System": Supreme Court Supermajority Significantly Curtails Administrative Agency Authority in Loper...

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In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has overruled the Chevron doctrine, fundamentally altering the landscape of administrative law and significantly impacting federal tax administration. Six justices, with Chief Justice...more

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Supreme Court Overrules Chevron Deference, Lets Courts Exercise Their Own Independent Judgment

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The U.S. Supreme Court overruled Chevron deference in its decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo on June 28, 2024. Chevron – a central doctrine of administrative law – had stood since 1984....more


With Chevron Gone What Comes Next?

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The Supreme Court took the long-anticipated step of overruling Chevron U. S. A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., 467 U. S. 837 (1984). The majority decision in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo means that...more

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The End of Chevron: Administrative Power Shifts to the Courts

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The United States Supreme Court has effectively vanquished the Chevron doctrine, which has governed the power of federal agencies to interpret federal statutes for the last 40 years. In recent years, the Chevron doctrine has...more

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Key Takeaways for Heavily Regulated Industries From the Supreme Court's Chevron Ruling

Forty years ago, the Supreme Court adopted a doctrine that has allowed federal agencies to make the final call on interpreting ambiguous laws. Today, the court overruled that doctrine and held that courts, not agencies, are...more

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Supreme Court Overrules Chevron: Agency Deference in Flux

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In a monumental opinion issued today, the U.S. Supreme Court in Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo overruled Chevron U.S.A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., holding (6-3) that deference to an agency's...more

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No Moore Waiting - Supreme Court Upholds Mandatory Repatriation Tax

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On June 20, the U.S. Supreme Court released its opinion in the closely watched case of Moore v. United States. In a 7-2 decision, the court upheld the constitutionality of the mandatory repatriation tax (MRT), also referred...more

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Louisiana Supreme Court Reopens Window Reviving Childhood Sexual Abuse Claims

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On June 13, 2024, the Louisiana Supreme Court vacated its prior decision deeming the revival provisions of Section 2 of 2021 La. Acts 322 and Section 2 of 2022 La. Acts 386 unconstitutional, finding now that the legislature’s...more

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The Espionage Act Has Been Abused for Over a Century

In her interview on the Whistleblower Network News Whistleblower of the Week podcast, Reality Winner reflected on many elements of her whistleblower journey, from her decision to blow the whistle to her incarceration. Among...more


Removal of Commissioners, ALJs Does Not Offend Separation of Powers: Tenth Circuit

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When the CPSC finds that a product is defective and constitutes a substantial product hazard, it will ask a company to voluntarily undertake a corrective action, commonly called a recall. If the company refuses to take such...more


Eleventh Circuit Rules Corporate Grant Contest for Black Women Is Racially Discriminatory and Violates U.S. Constitution

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On Monday, June 3, 2024, the Eleventh Circuit of Appeals held that the “Fearless Strivers Grant Contest, an entrepreneurship funding competition open only to businesses owned by black women” was “substantially unlikely to...more

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Supreme Court’s Sheetz decision casts doubt on validity of Massachusetts inclusionary zoning regulations

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The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Sheetz v. County of El Dorado may have a profound impact on inclusionary zoning ordinances and bylaws in Massachusetts. I suspect few of those regulations – if challenged – will...more

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Arizona Voters Modify Creditors' Remedies with Passage of Proposition 209 - Update

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UPDATED 5/30/2024: Prop. 209 became law on December 5, 2022, but was immediately challenged by the Arizona Creditors Bar Association and several other organizations as unconstitutionally vague and internally inconsistent....more


Republican AGs Seek Intervention of U.S. Supreme Court to Block Climate Change Lawsuits filed by Blue States Against Fossil Fuel...

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A coalition of Republican state attorneys-general representing nineteen states (Alabama, Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South...more

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State Appellate Court Finds New York State Ethics and Lobbying Agency Unconstitutional

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A unanimous decision affirming a lower court finding has thrown New York ethics and lobbying regulation into uncharted waters. The factual backdrop of the mid-level appellate Court’s ruling was based on litigation filed...more

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New Jersey Employers Get Brief Reprieve on Older Claims Brought Under Wage Theft Act

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KEY TAKEAWAYS - For claims that accrued prior to August 6, 2019, the applicable statute of limitations under the Wage Theft Act remains two years. For claims that accrued on or after August 6, 2019, the applicable statute of...more

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Two Separate Lawsuits Challenge the Federal Trade Commission

Two separate lawsuits have challenged the Federal Trade Commission’s ban on non-compete ‎provisions and agreements: Chamber Of Commerce Of The United States Of America et al. v. ‎Federal Trade Commission et al., Case No....more

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Property Owner in Exaction Takings Case

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The U.S. Supreme Court last week unanimously held that the Takings Clause of the Constitution prevents legislatures, as well as administrative agencies, from imposing unconstitutional conditions on land-use permits....more

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Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Program Steadily Progressing Despite Lawsuits

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The Biden Administration’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA)’s Medicare drug price negotiation program, which allows Medicare to directly negotiate prices with drugmakers, has faced several legal challenges....more

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The Supreme Court Update - April 12, 2024

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The Supreme Court of the United States issued three decisions today: Sheetz v. County of El Dorado, No. 22-1074: This case involves the “unconstitutional conditions doctrine,” set forth in Nollan v. Cal. Coastal Comm’n,...more

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Fifth Circuit Reverses Transfer of Credit Card Late Fee Rule Lawsuit to D.C.

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On April 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an order effectively reversing the district court’s decision to transfer the lawsuit challenging the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB or Bureau)...more

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A fresh idea for the consumer financial services industry

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I have been thinking about what the banking and consumer financial services industry might do to deter state attorneys general and banking agencies from seeking to enforce statutes or promulgating regulations that run afoul...more

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New York Cannabis Regulations Are (Initially Ruled) Unconstitutional, Says New York Judge

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New York Supreme Court Justice Kevin Bryant recently ruled that all New York State cannabis regulations are unconstitutional and therefore, null and void. In an opinion issued on April 3, Justice Bryant explained that the...more

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Is the Corporate Transparency Act Unconstitutional? Does it Matter?

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On March 1, 2024, a federal district court ruled in National Small Business United v. Yellen that the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), about which we wrote earlier, is unconstitutional. The U.S. Treasury Department has...more

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Northern District of Texas Declares Key Provision in Minority Business Development Act of 2021 Unconstitutional in Nuziard v....

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On March 5, 2024, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas struck down key provisions of the Minority Business Development Act of 2021, which promotes the provision of business development services...more

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