TITLE

Flexible Rulemaking and the Limits of the Alaska Hunters Doctrine

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Nate
PUB. DATE
May 2011
SOURCE
Ecology Law Quarterly;2011, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p595
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the court case United States v. Magnesium Corp. of America wherein the U.S. Court of Appeals Tenth Circuit detailed the limits of flexible agency rulemaking by holding that an agency is free to amend tentative interpretations of regulations without notice and comment. It notes that U.S. Magnesium challenged the rulemaking based on the Alaska Hunters doctrine stating that an agency may not amend a prior interpretation of a rule without first engaging in notice and comment.
ACCESSION #
66612362

 

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