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Kavanaugh To Face Recusal Pressure In High Court Suits Over Utility GHGs

October 09, 2018
Newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh is expected to face pressure to recuse himself from any high court case addressing EPA greenhouse gas limits for power plants given his role hearing litigation over agency climate rules while serving as an appellate judge. While the justices are not required to follow any specific recusal rules, many of the recently confirmed justices have gone to extraordinary lengths in their first term to recuse themselves from any cases in which they had...

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