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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Professor of Law and Political Science, Emeritus - Yale Law School
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