D.C. Circuit

EPA Moves to Scale Back Methane Rules

Recent proposal to revoke natural gas regulation is the latest effort to put climate rules in the crosshairs.

Overruling Chevron Could Make Congress Great Again

Limiting judicial deference to agencies would strengthen environmental policy and democratic accountability.

Pruitt’s Super-Polluting Parting Shot

Former EPA Administrator’s last action may foreshadow the agency’s future plans for regulating pollution.

Federal Appeals Court Calls Off Agency’s Robocall Ruling

The D.C. Circuit strikes down some of the FCC’s restrictions on automated calls.

Executive Power and the CFPB

D.C. Circuit weighs constitutionality of the consumer financial watchdog’s organizational structure.

An Empirical Analysis of the Establishment of Independent Agencies

A divided government may not fully explain the creation of agencies not directly controllable by the President.

Are Independent Agencies Really Independent?

A federal court ruling revives questions about the insulation of independent agencies.

A Libertarian Bias in the D.C. Circuit’s Administrative Law

Scholars say the Supreme Court should rebuke the lower court’s ideologically influenced decisions.