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Somewhat overshadowed by Chevron’s spectacular crash and burn last week was the Supreme Court’s decision the day before in SEC v. Jarkesy, No. 22-859 (U.S. June 27, 2024), holding that the SEC’s assessment of civil penalties in an administrative proceeding is unconstitutional because it deprives the party assessed of its Seventh Amendment right to trial

By Michelle C. Pardo and Brian Pandya
Last month, the Department of Justice Environmental and Natural Resources Division (ENRD), the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the USDA Office of General Counsel (OGC) announced the issuance of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on civil judicial enforcement of

On October 18, 2023 an interesting study appeared in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences entitled  Survival improvements of marine mammals in zoological institutions mirror historical advances in human longevity.  The study, conducted by a 41-author team, led by Species360 and Dr. Morgane Tidiere of the University of Southern Denmark, noted