Administrative Law

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E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co. v. Train

430 U.S. 112 (1997)

Facts

Petitioners operated chemical manufacturing plants that discharged pollutants into the water and therefore qualified as “point sources” under the Clean Water Act (CWA), enacted in 1972.  The EPA promulga...

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Mathews v. Eldridge

424 U.S. 319 (1976)

Facts

Respondent was a recipient of Social Security disability benefits.  After receiving a completed questionnaire from respondent and considering reports from doctors and other information, the state agency info...

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Wallace v. Bowen

869 F. 2d 187 (3d Cir. 1989)

Facts

Wallace sought to have social security disability benefits, but was denied by the Department of Health. He appealed on the grounds that the administrative law judge relied on medical information obtained after the hearing in violation of the no...

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Stone v. Federal Deposit Insurance

179 F. 3d 1368 (Fed. Cir. 1999)

Facts

The FDI board removed Stone from his job as a bank examiner and the FDIC. After the decision was made, Stone found out that two memoranda were sent to the deciding judge regarding Stone’s dismissal decision. In a sworn affidavit, the judge...

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Southwest Sunsites, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission

785 F.2d 1431 (9th Cir. 1986)

Facts

Southwest was accused of violating the Federal Trade Commission Act by engaging in unfair and deceptive practices – that they misrepresented the financial risk involved with the land, that the land was acceptable for residential use, and tha...

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