Despite Cert Denials, High Court Remains Interested In Narrowing Chevron

March 5, 2020
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, a well-known critic of federal agency deference, is signaling the high court remains interested in narrowing Chevron deference that gives primacy to EPA and other agencies’ interpretations of unclear laws even as the court has declined to hear cases that could have served as a vehicle to roll back the doctrine. While the high court typically denies certiorari in cases without comment, Gorsuch included a detailed statement along with the March 2 certiorari denial...

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