The Costs of the EPA's Foot-Dragging and Obstinacy
The EPA, like many other agencies, is using every tool in the toolbox to avoid implementing the law. This trend is leading many courts to not give EPA and other agencies the benefit of the doubt in litigation.
Versus Trump: Trump Versus Trump's Banks
This week on Versus Trump, Jason, Charlie, and Easha discuss a new lawsuit by the President seeking to prevent two banks from responding to Congressional subpoenas that seek information about the his business dealings. Listen now!
Versus Trump: 2-For-39
This week on Versus Trump, Jason discusses some fascinating research about how the Trump Administration has fared in the courts with Bethany Davis Noll, the Litigation Director at the Institute for Policy Integrity. They discuss challenges to Trump's regulatory agenda, why the Administration is losing at a historic rate, what is slipping through the cracks, and what come next. Listen now!
Policing a Partisan Census
SCOTUS would do well to remember that elections — and the agencies that administer them — require special safeguards
Versus Trump: Healthcare Update (With Guest Greer Donley)
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie talk with special guest Greer Donley, a law professor at University of Pittsburgh School of Law, to talk about the latest developments in litigation related to Obamacare, including the stunning DOJ reversal in Texas, and recent decisions prohibiting states from adding work requirements to Medicaid. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Stop The Drills!
This week on Versus Trump, Jason and Easha discuss a recent decision reversing President Trump's attempt to de-protect Arctic Ocean waters and permit drilling in the Great White North. Listen now!
Versus Trump: The ACA's Still Here...
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason and Charlie discuss last month's federal court decision holding that Maryland could not proceed in its lawsuit that sought a declaration that the Affordable Care Act is constitutional and must be enforced. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Kids vs. Climate Change
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason, Easha, and Charlie discuss recent developments in a long-running case where young people claim that the federal government's inaction on climate change violates their right to live in a habitable world in the future. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Ask Charlie About The Census
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Jason asks Charlie to take us through the mammothly long, massively important opinion from the Southern District of New York invalidating the proposed citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Listen now!
Versus Trump: Secret Subpoenas, A New AG, and Live Listener Feedback
On this week's episode of Versus Trump, Charlie, Jason, and Easha hit three topics: the mysterious case of the subpoena to a foreign corporation that may be related to the Mueller investigation; the nomination of William Barr as Attorney General; and the temporal nature of an emergency, as prompted by live listener feedback. Listen now!
The Census, the Rule of Law, and Democracy
Even when administrative agencies enjoy broad delegated powers, they cannot run roughshod over legal mandates or twist the facts to reach the result they want.