Administrative Law

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Jem Broadcasting Co., Inc v. FCC

22 F.3d 320 (D.C. Cir. 1994)

Facts

JEM submitted a license for a new radio station in ARK. The FCC dismissed JEM’s application because it had inconsistent geographic coordinates and could not resolve the inconsistency. The FCC established “hard look” application procedures...

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Chevron v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

467 U.S. 837, 104 S. Ct. 2778, 81 L.E.d2d 694 (1984)

Facts

The relevant law pertained to the Clear Air Act, which required polluters in specified areas of the country to get a permit from a state regulation agency before building any new sources of pollution. Specifically, the l...

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Air Transport Association of America v. Department of Transportation

900 F.2d 369 (D.C. Cir. 1990)

Facts

Congress passed a law authorizing the FAA to prosecute and adjudicate administrative actions where the penalty fell below 50,000 dollars. The FAA produced a rule which provided a formal adjudicatory and penalty scheme/schedule. FAA did away wi...

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