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Administrative Law Key Cases "Greatest Hits" Spring 2004

This is a work in Progress and will be updated.

HUD v. Rucker
Department of Housing and Urban Development, v. Pearlie Rucker et al., Oakland Housing Authority, et al., v. Pearlie Rucker et al., 535 U.S. 125, 122 S. Ct. 1230, 152 L. Ed. 2d 258 (2002)

United States v. Mead Corp.
United States v. Mead Corp., 533 U.S. 218, 150 L. Ed. 2d 292, 121 S. Ct. 2164 (2001)

Legal Services Corp. v. Velazquez
Carmen Velazquez, et al. v. Legal Services Corporation, et al., 532 U.S. 903, 121 S. Ct. 1224, 149 L. Ed. 2d 135 (2001)

Whitman v. American Trucking Ass'ns
Christine Todd Whitman, Administrator of Environmental Protection Agency, et al. v. American Trucking Associations, Inc., et al., 531 U.S. 457, 121 S. Ct. 903, 149 L. Ed. 2d 1 (2001)

FDA v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corp.
Food and Drug Administration, et al. v. Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation, et al., 529 U.S. 120, 120 S. Ct. 1291, 146 L. Ed. 2d 121 (2000)

City of Chicago v. International College of Surgeons
City of Chicago, et al., Petitioners v. International College of Surgeons et al. 522 U.S. 156, 118 S. Ct. 523, 139 L. Ed. 2d 525 (1997)

Van Harken v. City of Chicago
Ada Van Harken v. City of Chicago, 103 F.3d 1346 (1997)

Grant v. Shalala
Lois M. Grant, on Behalf of Herself and All Others Similarly Situated Persons, v. Donna E. Shalala, Secretary of Health and Human Services, 989 F.2d 1332 (1993)

Portland Audubon Society
Portland Audubon Society, et al. v. the Endangered Species Committee, Oregon Lands Coalition, Intervenor, Northwest Forest Resource Council, et al., Intervenors, Association of O & C Counties, et al., Intervenors. 984 F.2d 1534 (1993)

Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife
Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife, 504 U.S. 555 (1992)

Air Courier Conference v. American Postal Workers Union
Air Courier Conference v. American Postal Workers Union, 498 U.S. 517, 112 L. Ed. 2d 1125, 111 S. Ct. 913 (1991)

Reguero v. Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Raphael Leo Reguero v. Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, 312 Ore. 402, 822 P.2d 1171 (1991)

Walker v. City of Berkeley
Jaki Walker v. City of Berkeley, 951 F.2d 182 (1991)

Rust v. Sullivan - Gag Rule
Rust v. Sullivan, 500 U.S. 173 (1991)

In the Matter of Ciba-Geigy Corp.
In the Matter of the Issuance of a Permit by the Department of Environmental Protection to Ciba-Geigy Corporation. In the Matter of New Jersey Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Issued to Ciba-Geigy Corporation under Date of May 8, 1985, Effective July 1, 1985, Permit No. NJ-0004120. Borough of Lavallette, Borough of Seaside Park, Ocean County Citizens for Clean Water, Senator John F. Russo, Assemblyman John Paul Doyle, Former Assemblywoman Marlene Lynch Ford, William Skowronski, Stephanie Wauters, Steven A. Molello, Christina Miick, Charles Kisselman, Moe Alpert, G. Standford Raymond, Nancy Mcgreevy, and Frank Massera, Appellants, v. New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Ciba-Geigy Corporation, 120 N.J. 164, 576 A.2d 784 (1990)

Zinermon v. Burch
Marlus C. Zinermon, et al. v. Darrell E. Burch, 494 U.S. 113, 110 S. Ct. 975, 108 L. Ed. 2d 100 (1990)

Craib v. Bulmash
Craib v. Bulmash, 49 Cal. 3d 475, 777 P.2d 1120, 261 Cal. Rptr. 686 (1989)

Morrison v. Olson
Morrison, Independent Counsel v. Olson et al., 487 U.S. 654, 108 S. Ct. 2597, 101 L. Ed. 2d 569 (1988)

Berkovitz by Berkovitz
Berkovitz et al. v. United States, 486 U.S. 531, 108 S. Ct. 1954, 100 L. Ed. 2d 531 (1988)

Nguyen v. United States
Hung Hy Nguyen dba Mekong Market v. United States Of America, 824 F.2d 697 (1987)

University of Tennessee v. Elliott
University of Tennessee et al. v. Elliott, 478 U.S. 788, 92 L. Ed. 2d 635, 106 S. Ct. 3220 (1986)

Cleveland Board of Education v. Loudermill
Cleveland Board of Education v. Loudermill, 470 U.S. 532, 105 S. Ct. 1487, 84 L. Ed. 2d 494 (1985) - Court rejects "bitter with the sweet" doctrine that allowed states to condition rights on benefits.

Chocolate Manufacturers Ass'n v. Block
Chocolate Manufacturers Assoc. of the United States, Appellant, v. John R. Block, Sec. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture; Samuel J. Cornelius, Administrator, Food and Nutrition Service and U.S. Department of Agriculture, 755 F.2d 1098 (1985)

Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. NRDC
Chevron U. S. A. Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al., 467 U.S. 837, 104 S. Ct. 2778, 81 L. Ed. 2d 694 (1984) [Together with American Iron & Steel Institute et al. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al. and Ruckelshaus, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., et al.]

City of West Chicago v. NRC
City of West Chicago, Illinois v. United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Kerr-McGee Chemical Corporation, Intervenor, 701 F.2d 632 (1983)

INS v. Chadha
Immigration and Naturalization Service v. Chadha et al., 462 U.S. 919, 103 S. Ct. 2764, 77 L. Ed. 2d 317 (1983)

Motor Vehicle Manufacturers v. State Farm Mutual Auto
Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association of the United States, Inc., et al. v. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. Et al., 463 U.S. 29, 103 S. Ct. 2856, 77 L. Ed. 2d 443 (1983)

Heckler v. Campbell
Heckler v. Campbell, 461 US 458 (1983)

PATCO v. Federal Labor Relations Authority
Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization v. Federal Labor Relations Authority, Federal Aviation Administration, Intervenor; Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization v. Federal Labor Relations Authority Federal Aviation Administration, Ronald W. Haughton, Albert Shanker, Henry B. Frazier, III, Leon B. Applewhaite, Intervenors, 222 U.S. App. D.C. 97, 685 F.2d 547 (1982)

Andrews v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board
Andrews v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board, 28 Cal. 3d 781, 623 P.2d 151, 171 Cal. Rptr. 590, Robert S. Andrews et al., v. Agricultural Labor Relations Board, United Farm Workers of America, AFL‑CIO, Real Party in Interest, 28 Cal. 3d 781; 623 P.2d 151; 171 Cal. Rptr. 590 (1981)

Sierra Club v. Costle
Sierra Club v. Douglas M. Costle, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, National Coal Association Alabama Power Company, et al., Intervenors, 211 U.S. App. D.C. 336, 657 F.2d 298 (1981)

FTC v. Standard Oil of California
Federal Trade Commission et al. v. Standard Oil Company of California 449 U.S. 232, 101 S. Ct. 488, 66 L. Ed. 2d 416 (1980)

AFL-CIO v. API
Industrial Union Department, AFL-CIO v. American Petroleum Institute et al.  448 U.S. 607, 100 S. Ct. 2844 (1980)

Association of National Advertisers et al. , Inc. v. FTC et al.
Association of National Advertisers et al. , Inc. v. FTC et al., 201 U.S. App. D.C. 165; 627 F.2d 1151 (1979); writ of certiorari denied, 447 U.S. 921, 100 S. Ct. 3011 (1980)

Vermont Yankee
Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Corp. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., 435 U.S. 519, 55 L. Ed. 2d 460, 98 S. Ct. 1197 (1978)

Board of Curators of the U. of Mo. v. Horowitz
Board of Curators of the University of Missouri et al. v. Horowitz, 435 U.S. 78, 98 S. Ct. 948, 55 L. Ed. 2d 124 (1978)

Ingraham v. Wright
Ingraham et al. v. Wright et al., 430 U.S. 651, 97 S. Ct. 1401, 51 L. Ed. 2d 711 (1977)

Paul v. Davis
Paul, Chief of Police, Louisville, et al. v. Davis, 424 U.S. 693, 96 S. Ct. 1155, 47 L. Ed. 2d 405 (1976)

Matthews v. Eldridge
Mathews, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare v. Eldridge, 424 U.S. 319, 96 S. Ct. 893, 47 L. Ed. 2d 18 (1976)

Buckley v. Valeo
Buckley et al. v. Valeo, Secretary of the United States Senate et al., 424 U.S. 1, 96 S. Ct. 612, 46 L. Ed. 2d 659 (1976)

Portland Cement v. Ruckelshaus
Portland Cement Association, an Illinois Not-for-profit Corporation v. William D. Ruckelshaus, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency, Medusa Portland Cement Co., and Northwestern States Portland Cement Co., Intervenors, 158 U.S. App. D.C. 308, 486 F.2d 375 (1973)

Weinberger v. Hynson
Weinberger, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, et al. v. Hynson, Westcott & Dunning, Inc., 412 U.S. 609, 93 S. Ct. 2469, 37 L. Ed. 2d 207 (1973)

Camp v. Pitts
Camp v. Pitts,
411 U.S. 138 (1973).

Perry v. Sinderman
Perry et al. v. Sindermann, 408 U.S. 593,  92 S. Ct. 2694, 33 L. Ed. 2d 570 (1972)

Boards of Regents v. Roth
Board of Regents of State Colleges et al. v. Roth, 408 U.S. 564, 92 S. Ct. 2701, 33 L. Ed. 2d 548 (1972)

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, AFL-CIO  v. John B. Connally, Individually, and as Chairman of the Cost of Living Council, et al., 337 F. Supp. 737  (1971)

DC Federation of Civic Associations v. Volpe
D. C. Federation of Civic Associations et al., v. John A. Volpe, Secretary of Transportation, et al., the District of Columbia, et al., Walter J. Hickel, Secretary of Interior, et al. 148 U.S. App. D.C. 207, 459 F.2d 1231 (1971)

Overton Park v. Volpe
Citizens to Preserve Overton Park, Inc., et al. v. Volpe, Secretary of Transportation, et al., 401 U.S. 402, 91 S. Ct. 814, 28 L. Ed. 2d 136 (1971)

Goldberg v. Kelly
Goldberg, Commissioner of Social Services of the City of New York v. Kelly et al. 397 U.S. 254, 90 S. Ct. 1011 (1970)

Association of Data Processing Service Orgs. v. Camp
Association of Data Processing Service Orgs. v. Camp, 397 U.S. 150, 90 S. Ct. 827, 25 L. Ed. 2d 184 (1970) Association of Data Processing Service Organizations, Inc., et al. v. Camp, Comptroller of the Currency, et al. (1970)

WAIT Radio v. FCC
WAIT Radio, a Co‑partnership v. Feeral Communications Com., Carter Publications, Inc., Clear Channel Broadcasting Service, A. H. Belo Corporation, Midwest Radio‑Television, Inc., Intervenors, 135 U.S. App. D.C. 317, 418 F.2d 1153 (1969)

Abbot Labs v. Gardner
Abbot Labs v. Gardner,
387 U.S. 136, 18 L. Ed. 2d 681, 87 S. Ct. 1507 (1967) [Abbott Laboratories et al. v. Gardner, Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, et al.]

Pillsbury Co. v. FTC
The Pillsbury Co. v. Federal Trade Commission, 354 F.2d 952 (1966)

Universal Camera Corp. v. NLRB
Universal Camera Corp. v. National Labor Relations Board, 340 U.S. 474, 95 L. Ed. 456, 71 S. Ct. 456  (1951)

Joint Anti-Fascist Comm. v. McGrath
Joint Anti-Fascist Comm. v. McGrath, 341 U.S. 123, 168 (1951)

Wong Yang Sung
Wong Yang Sung v. McGrath, 339 U.S. 33, 45-46 (1950).

Oklahoma Press
Oklahoma Press Pub. Co. v. Walling, 327 U.S. 186, 66 S. Ct. 494, 90 L. Ed. 614 (1946)

Ashbacker Radio Corp. v. FCC
Ashbacker Radio Corp. v. FCC, 326 U.S. 327, 66 S. Ct. 148, 90 L. Ed. 108 (1945)

Hearst
NLRB v. Hearst Publications, Inc., 322 U.S. 111, 131 (1944)

Skidmore
Skidmore  v. Swift & Co
., 323 U.S. 134 (1944).  

Chenery I & II
SEC v. Chenery Corp., 318 U.S. 80 (1943), and SEC v. Chenery Corp., 332 U.S. 194 (1947)

Yakus
Yakus v. United States, 321 U.S. 414 (1944)

Hot Oil Case
United States v. Gilliland, 312 U.S. 86 (1941).

Morgan IV
United States et al. v. Morgan, Administratrix, et al. 313 U.S. 409, 61 S. Ct. 999, 85 L. Ed. 1429 (1941)

Morgan III
Morgan et al. v. United States et al. 307 U.S. 183, 59 S. Ct. 795, 83 L. Ed. 1211 (1939)

Morgan II
Morgan et al. v. United States et al., 304 U.S. 1, 58 S. Ct. 773, 58 S. Ct. 999, 82 L. Ed. 1129 (1938)

Morgan I
Morgan et al. v. United States et al., 298 U.S. 468, 56 S. Ct. 906, 80 L. Ed. 1288 (1936)

Humphrey's Executor v. US
Humphrey's Executor v. United States , 295 U.S. 602, 55 S. Ct. 869, 79 L. Ed. 1611 (1935) .The docket title of this case is: Rathbun, Executor, v. United States

Schechter
A. L. A. Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, 295 U. S. 495, 545-548 (1935)

Hampton
J.W. Hampton & Co. v. United States, 276 U.S. 394, 406 (1928).

Myers v. US, 272 US 52 (1926)
Myers, Administratrix, v. United States, 272 U.S. 52, 47 S. Ct. 21, 71 L. Ed. 160 (1926)

Goldsmith v. Board of Tax
H. Ely Goldsmith, Certified Public Accountant, v. United States Board of Tax Appeals, 270 U.S. 117, 46 S. Ct. 215; 70 L. Ed. 494 (1926)

Bi-Metallic Investment Co. v. State Board of Equalization of Colorado
Bi-Metallic Investment Co. v. State Board of Equalization of Colorado, 239 U.S. 441, 36 S. Ct. 141, 60 L. Ed. 372 (1915)

North American Cold Storage
North American Cold Storage Company v. City of Chicago et al., 211 U.S. 306, 29 S. Ct. 101, 53 L. Ed. 195 (1908)

Londoner v. Denver
Londoner v. City and County of Denver, 210 U.S. 373, 28 S. Ct. 708, 52 L. Ed. 1103 (1908)

Jacobson v. Massachusetts
Henning Jacobson, Plff. In Err., v. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 197 U.S. 11, 25 S. Ct. 358, 49 L. Ed. 643 (1905) found in Balt. Gas & Elec. Co. v. NRDC, 462 U.S. 87

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