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Monday Morning Regulatory Review – 10/21/13

Posted in Agency Authority, Judicial Review & Remedies, Regulatory Process

United States Government agencies lurched back into business and began to resolve the problems created by their absence, to the extent they can – and litigation has already commenced over the legality of a number of agency actions during the shutdown.  Post-reopening, some agencies, such as the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have attempted to make… Continue Reading

Supreme Court Argument Recap: Changing Rules During Litigation – Logging Roads & EPA Pollution Permits

Posted in Judicial Process, Judicial Review & Remedies

In an ongoing effort to prevent logging, environmentalists have woven the most complex of webs in Decker v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center and Georgia-Pacific West, Inc. v. Northwest Environmental Defense Center, argued this morning in the Supreme Court of the United States.  At bottom, Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of Justice (DOJ)’s… Continue Reading