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SCOTUS DISGARDS CHEVRON DOCTRINE

In Chevron, the Supreme Court granted the federal government broad deference to enact regulations without judicial interference under the idea that the specialists who write environmental regulations for the EPA or immigration policy or DHS, should be assumed to know what they are talking about. Ultimately it allowed for agencies to enact regulations without having to wait for the courts to weigh in, unless the regulation was an unreasonable interpretation of the underlying law enacted by Congress that delegated regulatory authority to that agency.



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