Supreme Court overturns Chevron, limiting the authority of government agencies

Supreme Court overturns Chevron, limiting the authority of government agencies

On Friday, the Supreme Court overturned four decades of precedent and rejected a legal doctrine that had assisted both Republican and Democratic agencies in defending their regulations in court. Chief Justice John Roberts led a 6-3 majority that supported conservative lawyers arguing that the Chevron theory, which holds that courts should accept reasonable interpretations of…

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