Jonathan Masur Discusses Supreme Court Decision to Strike Down Chevron Deference on WBEZ

How SCOTUS’s Chevron ruling could reshape public health as we know it

In late June, the Supreme Court struck down a decades-old precedent known as the Chevron deference, which instructed judges to defer to the expert advice of federal agencies in cases where laws are vague.

Many of the agencies affected by the change deal with matters of public health — including, but not limited to, the Food and Drug Administration, the Centers for Disease Control, Environmental Protection Agency, and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Reset learns more about how this decision could affect the lives and health of Americans.

GUESTS: Betsy Cliff, professor of public health at University of Chicago

Jonathan Masur, professor of law at University of Chicago

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