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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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