The future of regulation at the Supreme Court
Two important cases at the Supreme Court this term–American Hospital Association v. Becerra and West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency–could shape regulatory policy in this country for years to come. Rulings in each of these cases could invoke the “delegation doctrine” and/or the “major questions doctrine.” Changes to either of these legal principles could inhibit one of the greatest strengths of regulatory agencies: the ability to relatively quickly enact rules in response to changing social, political, or economic circumstances.
On March 28, the Center on Regulation and Markets at Brookings brought together leading experts on administrative and constitutional law to address the possible outcomes in these court decisions and what they mean for the future of regulatory policy in the U.S.
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Senior Associate Director, Division of Research and Statistics - Federal Reserve Board
Director - Center on Regulation and Markets
Bernard L. Schwartz Chair in Economic Policy Development
Fellow - Economic Studies
Expert panel and Q&A
Robert E. Litan
Nonresident Senior Fellow - Economic Studies, Center on Regulation and Markets
Public interest lawyer and writer
Professor of Law and Political Science, Emeritus - Yale Law School
Associate Professor of Law - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
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