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Litigation: Trump administration defends CRA’s constitutionality

March 19, 2019
The Department of the Interior (DOI) along with the state of Alaska and hunting groups are urging a federal appeals court to reject environmentalists’ suit that says the Congressional Review Act (CRA) is unconstitutional, arguing that a district court properly held that the law is a constitutional use of legislative power to limit agencies’ regulatory authority. DOI and other defendants in Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) v. Bernhardt, et al. , filed merits briefs in the U.S. Court of Appeals...

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