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Skidmore on Skids

Skidmore on Skids

Indian River County, Florida v. Department of Transportation presents a dangerous case of the D.C. Circuit putting the skids under Skidmore deference. If allowed to stand, the D.C. Circuit’s decision would make Skidmore more deferential than Kisor and Chevron.

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Trump’s “Regulatory Bill of Rights”: A Good Start

Trump’s “Regulatory Bill of Rights”: A Good Start

Executive Orders are one source of egregious expansions of administrative power, and NCLA litigators frequently challenge unconstitutional exercises of lawmaking by executive fiat. For example, see NCLA’s recent amicus brief challenging the authority of the Department of Labor to develop and use a non-statutory enforcement regime under the auspices of Executive Order 11246.

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Ray Lucia’s Mythic Lift

Ray Lucia’s Mythic Lift

Ten years ago, Ray Lucia was a successful San Diego-based financial advisor who through in-person seminars, webinars, books, radio and TV appearances promoted an uncontroversial and academically recognized method of savings for retirement. His “buckets of money”...

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The Constant Need to Check the Government

The Constant Need to Check the Government

  Most people have heard that “absolute power corrupts absolutely,” but we have to worry before corruption is absolute. Seemingly small, every-day abuses of power can have real effects on our lives and can slowly chip away at our resolve and our faith in...

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Our Zombified Courts

Our Zombified Courts

  The founders believed that trial by jury was among the most precious rights secured by our federal constitution. State constitutions similarly protect the right to be judged by a jury of one’s peers in some form in every state. New Civil Liberties Alliance,...

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Why You Should Clerk for NCLA

Why You Should Clerk for NCLA

  NCLA is fighting on the front lines of cutting-edge administrative law litigation--and you have an opportunity to be a part of that fight!  NCLA is the nation’s only public interest law firm dedicated solely to litigating administrative law issues and restoring...

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A Catastrophic Assault on our Civil Liberties

A Catastrophic Assault on our Civil Liberties

The more laws, the less justice.  Cicero Imagine if your Senator or Congressman proposed a law that required every American to turn over to the government data for every single trade they made in the market. Your broker could not opt out, nor could you, unless you...

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