Supreme Court

Week in Review

Week in Review

Obama releases climate change plan, Supreme Court finds DOMA unconstitutional, and more…

Supreme Court Reaffirms Agency Discretion in Interpreting Regulations

Supreme Court Reaffirms Agency Discretion in Interpreting Regulations

Court concludes EPA reasonably interpreted its regulations governing logging road runoff

Can Land Use Permit Conditions Constitute a Regulatory Taking?

Can Land Use Permit Conditions Constitute a Regulatory Taking?

The Supreme Court hears arguments over acceptable conditions for development permits.

Week in Review

Week in Review

EPA suspends BP from new federal contracts, SEC Chairman to step down, and more.

States Waiting to Decide on Medicaid Expansion

States Waiting to Decide on Medicaid Expansion

Majority of states appear to be waiting until after next week’s election.

Reconciling Brown v. Gardner and Chevron

Reconciling Brown v. Gardner and Chevron

How to fix a statutory interpretation anomaly arising in veterans’ law cases.

The Justices and the Individual Mandate

The Justices and the Individual Mandate

Justice Kennedy again appears to be the decisive swing voter.

11th Circuit Rejects Unlimited Power to Impose Federal Mandates

11th Circuit Rejects Unlimited Power to Impose Federal Mandates

The appeals court demonstrates why health insurance requirement is unconstitutional.

A Silver Lining in the Supreme Court’s Latest Climate Change Decision

A Silver Lining in the Supreme Court’s Latest Climate Change Decision

In the process of handing environmentalists a loss in AEP v. Connecticut, the Court strengthens the EPA’s authority over greenhouse gas emissions.

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Can the Congressional Review Act Block Climate Change Regulation?

Members of Congress invoke federal law to halt EPA’s regulation of greenhouse gases.