A Justice Kavanaugh Could Curtail the Federal Administrative State

Kavanaugh's jurisprudence on the administrative state puts him to the right of Scalia.

“I thought I was the president, but when it comes to these bureaucrats, I can’t do a damn thing," President Harry Truman…

The problem has a great deal to do with a 1984 Supreme Court decision titled Chevron v. NRDC, 467 U.S. 837 (1984). Chevron set the parameters by which federal courts must give deference to administrative agencies writing regulations to enforce congressionally enacted laws.