By Andrew H. Perellis, Joshua M. Henderson, Patrick D. Joyce, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The U.S. Supreme Court upheld this week a key component of administrative law that tells judges to defer to an executive agency’s interpretation of its own ambiguous regulation.  Kisor v. Secretary of Veterans Affairs,

By Andrew H. Perellis and Patrick D. Joyce

US Supreme Court Capitol Hill Daytime Washington DCIn the recently released decision in Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), 575 U.S. ____, 135 S.Ct. 1199 (2015), Supreme Court Justices Scalia and Thomas expressed their discontent with agency deference under the “Auer doctrine.”

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By Andrew H. Perellis and Craig B. Simonsen

In City of Arlington v. Federal Communications Commission, __ U.S. ___, No. 11-1545 (May 20, 2013), the Supreme Court re-affirmed the Chevron standard for deferring to an agency interpretation of an ambiguous statute even where the agency interpretation pertains to whether the agency possesses authority to