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1 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. différer, to differ, fr L. diferre, carry in different directions, differ]
To delay or postpone a decision or action.

2 defer

(dĕ-fer′) [Fr. déférer, fr L. deferre, to carry down, report, accuse]
To yield respectfully to the opinions or desires of others.
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B, provides a number of often-surprising insights regarding deference to agency statutory interpretations in the circuit courts.
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Formal interpretations, under a trilogy of Supreme Court decisions, (25) also unsurprisingly received Chevron deference at higher rates: 100.
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Chevron deference is based on, and finds legitimacy as, a congressional delegation of interpretative authority.
13) The Court found that based upon an application of the Chevron test, the EPA's interpretation of the Clean Air Act was not entitled to deference because it was unreasonable to disregard cost in determining whether a regulation was "appropriate and necessary.
In Perez, the appellee suggested that interpretive rules were entitled to Auer deference.
Chamber has been consistent in its opposition to agency deference even
advocacy against Auer deference is matched by their passionate,
deference, even while railing against the notion of deference to