Roberts Seen As Next High Court Swing Vote On Suits Over EPA Authority

June 28, 2018
Supreme Court watchers expect Chief Justice John Roberts to become the closest thing to a swing vote following the expected replacement of retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy with a more-conservative jurist, a move that might narrow deference to EPA's interpretations of laws and spur bids for the court to reconsider major environmental rulings. While attorneys from across the political spectrum expect industry and conservative groups to use a rightward shift on the court as a reason to relitigate past losses on...

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