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Prof. Ronald Colombo Comments in Law360 Story on Possible Impact of Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch on Administrative Agencies

Ronald J. Colombo, Professor of Law

Gorsuch Could Tip Scales Against SEC’s Admin Court
By Carmen Germaine
Law360
Feb. 2, 2017

Excerpt:

Colombo said that, even if Judge Gorsuch or Republican lawmakers succeeded in pulling back Chevron deference, it would only modestly rein in agency power by subjecting administrative interpretations to de novo review. But he agreed the agencies, including the SEC, would lose more such cases.

“I would not want to be an administrative agency defending a rule before a Supreme Court with Judge Gorsuch,” Colombo said.

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