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Supreme Court case on herring fishing could shift power away from federal agency power

Herrings are checked on a boat. (Alessandro Rampazzo/AFP via Getty Images)
Herrings are checked on a boat. (Alessandro Rampazzo/AFP via Getty Images)

The Supreme Court is considering a case involving herring fishing, but the implications could ripple across federal agencies.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with Ryan Mulvey, a lawyer at Cause of Action who has worked with the fishing company at the center of the Supreme Court case.

In this case, the Supreme Court is looking at a decades-old precedent on how much power federal agencies have. Kate Shaw, professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, also joins us.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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