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U.S. Supreme Court,
Constitutional Law,
Administrative/Regulatory

Jul. 11, 2024

The demise of the Chevron Doctrine

The decision, Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, was divided between conservative and liberal justices, with the majority holding that the doctrine conflicts with the Constitution's separation of powers and the Administrative Procedures Act. The decision overturns the Chevron doctrine on both constitutional and statutory grounds and leaves no doubt that the courts and not agencies are responsible for interpreting ambiguous federal statutes.

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In Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo, the Supreme Court recently overturned the Chevron doctrine, a 40-year-old doctrine that requires federal courts to defer to federal agencies' interpretation of ambiguous statutes. Loper Bright Enterprises v. Raimondo and Relentless, Inc. v. Department of Commerce, Nos. 22-451 and 22-1219, 2024 WL 3208360 (June 28, 20...

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