separation of powers

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Exceptional Child Center, Inc., and four other companies (collectively, “ECC”) offer in-home healthcare and other services for those who are Medicaid-eligible in Idaho. See Inclusion, Inc. v. Armstrong, 835 F. Supp. 2d 960, 961 (D. Idaho...

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Deborah D. Peterson and several individuals (collectively, “Peterson”) represent people killed in terrorist attacks sponsored by Iran. See Peterson v. Republic of Iran et al., 758 F.3d 185, 188 (2d Cir. 2014). Peterson has obtained...

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In 1970, Congress adopted the Rail Passenger Service Act of 1970 (“RPSA”), which was intended to aid in maintaining a national passenger railway system. See Assoc. of Am. Railroads v. United States Dept. of Transp., 721 F.3d 666, 668 (D.C. Cir. 2013)....

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Facts

Nicholas Paleveda and Marjorie Ewing, a married couple, operated a series of companies, including Aegis Retirement Income Services, Inc. (“ARIS”) and the Bellingham Insurance Agency, Inc. (“BIA”). See Exec. Benefits Ins. Agency v. Arkison (“EBIA...

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Michael Greenlaw was a member of a gang named the "Family Mob" that sold crack cocaine on the south side of Minneapolis. Family Mob members worked together to sell two to three kilograms of crack cocaine per week. The gang members kept guns at each...

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This case comes before the Supreme Court more than four years after the most violent act of terrorism ever committed on American soil. See Brief for the Respondents in Opposition at 2. The September 11th attacks occurred on Tuesday, September 11, 2001...

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In 2010, to help increase health care insurance coverage, Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). See King v. Burwell, 759 F.3d 358, 363 (4th Cir. 2014). Facilitating insurance-plan purchases, § 1311 of the ACA requires...

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Oral argument: Oct. 10, 2007

Appealed from: Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Nov. 15, 2006)

SEPARATION OF POWERS, INTERNATIONAL LAW, FEDERALISM, VIENNA CONVENTION ON CONSULAR RELATIONS, INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE, AVENA

José Ernesto...

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Facts

In January 2013, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a February 2012 decision by the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “the Board”) was invalid because the Board did not have a sufficient number of board members to act at the time...

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Overview

The non-delegation doctrine is a principle in administrative law that Congress cannot delegate its legislative powers to other entities. This prohibition typically involves Congress delegating its powers to administrative agencies or to...

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