High Court Mulls Limits Of US Agency Powers In FCC Row

Law360, New York (January 16, 2013, 6:51 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court appeared reluctant Wednesday to limit federal agencies’ ability to decide the boundaries of their own statutory powers as it mulled the broader implications of a fight between the FCC and local government agencies over zoning rules for wireless facilities.

The high court held an hour of oral arguments in City of Arlington et al. v. FCC et al., a case focusing on the deference standard for jurisdictional review set in the high court’s 1984 decision in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council....
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