Block on Trump's Asylum Ban Upheld by Supreme Court
In a petition for review of an order of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission granting an exemption from certain fire safety regulations to an energy company, the petition is dismissed, where 1) the court lacked jurisdiction under the Hobbs Act to review exemptions; and 2) the order being challenged was not an amendment or other order covered by the Hobbs Act.
Argued: May 11, 2009
Decided: August 27, 2009
Opinion by Judge Walker
Karen D. Cyr, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC