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Supreme Court session opens with a challenge to federal regulators' powers

Oct 2, 2023
The doctrine instructs courts to defer to federal agencies on details where the law is unclear, so long as that guidance is “reasonable."
In its new term that began Monday, the Supreme Court will hear a case that could change the role federal agencies play in interpreting laws.
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Supreme Court nominee could impact how regulations are made if confirmed

Aug 28, 2018
The confirmation process for Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump’s pick to replace outgoing Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, is scheduled to begin next week. Kavanaugh is likely to face questions on his view of a legal principal called the Chevron Doctrine. It says in cases where a law is ambiguous, regulators have room to interpret […]
Supreme Court Justice nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh walks to a meeting with Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (R-ND) in the Hart Senate Office Building, on Aug. 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. 
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