Administrative Procedure Act

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The federal government, through the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”), provides Americans who are at least 65 years old or disabled with health insurance through the multi-part Medicare program. Allina Health Servs. v. Price at 2–3....

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The Constitution requires that the United States population be counted every ten years. New York v. United States Department of Commerce (“N.Y. v. Department”), at 2. The Census Act gives the Department of Commerce (“Department”) and the Secretary of...

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In 2012, the Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”) introduced the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (“DACA”) program. See Regents of the Univ. of Cal. v. DHS at 21. DACA allows noncitizens to apply for two-year renewable periods of deferred...

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Petitioner Digital Realty Trust, Inc. (“DRT”) is a corporation that employed Respondent Paul Somers (“Somers”) as Vice President of Portfolio Management from 2010 until they fired him in April 2014. See Brief for Petitioner, Digital Realty Trust, Inc...

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Under the The Federal Power Act (“FPA”), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (“FERC”) is charged with regulating the transmission and sale of electric power in interstate commerce. See Electric Power Supply Ass’n v. FERC, 753 F.3d 216, 219 (D.C....

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On February 23, 2007, Larry and Cheryle Jesinoski refinanced their home for a $611,000 loan from Countrywide Home Loans. See Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc., No. 11-cv-0474-DWF-FLN, 2012 WL 1365751, at *1 (D. Minn. Apr. 19, 2012). At the...

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Petitioner James L. Kisor is a veteran who served on active duty in the Marine Corps from 1962 to 1966. Kisor v. Shulkin at 1361. Kisor filed a claim for disability compensation benefits with the Department of Veteran Affairs (“VA”) Regional Office in...

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In response to a Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) enforcement action before an Administrative Law Judge (“ALJ”), Raymond J. Lucia and his investment company, Raymond J. Lucia Companies, Inc. (collectively, “Lucia”) challenged...

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The Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of the Pottawatomi Indians (“the Band”), a federally-recognized tribe, owned 147 acres of land, known as the Bradley Tract, in Wayland Township, Michigan. See Patchak v...

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In June 2015, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) jointly adopted the “Waters of the United States” Rule (“WOTUS Rule”) as published in the “Clean Water Rule.” See In re U.S. Dep’t of Def. et al., 817 F...

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