On March 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency, No. 10-1062, holding that a person who receives a compliance order from the Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act may bring a civil action under the Administrative Procedure Act to challenge the issuance of the order.
On July 22, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 14a-11
On May 26, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Chamber of Commerce v. Whiting, No. 09-115, holding that the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA) does not expressly or impliedly preempt an Arizona statute that requires Arizona employers to use the federal E-Verify system to check the authorized status of workers and punishes the knowing or intentional employment of unauthorized workers by suspending or revoking a business's licenses to operate.
On March 29, 2011, the U.S. Supreme Court decided Astra USA v. Santa Clara County, No. 09-1273, holding that Section 340B health care facilities may not bring suits to enforce ceiling-price contracts running between drug manufacturers and the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
On August 4, 2010, FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) took the next step toward potentially vast reform of the 510(k) review process by releasing its preliminary internal evaluations and recommendations potentially one of the most wide-ranging and substantial sets of changes in recent memory.
On September 29, 2008, CMS issued a Medicare Learning Network (MLN) Matters article entitled "Clarification of Medicare Payment for Routine Costs in a Clinical Trial."