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Chevron Deference's Future In Doubt If Barrett Is Confirmed

Law360 (October 23, 2020, 11:11 PM EDT) -- Judge Amy Coney Barrett's expected ascent to the U.S. Supreme Court would likely propel a conservative crusade against so-called Chevron deference to the brink of a triumph that would strengthen corporate America's hand in litigation with federal regulators.

U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

The Seventh Circuit judge, nominated by President Donald Trump to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, is on track for confirmation Monday night and would join the high court at a time of rising conservative disdain for the Supreme Court's 1984 ruling in Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense...

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