Monday Morning Regulatory Review: Fracking Rule Stayed; Gainful Employment Passing Grade; & ACUS Recommendation

Monday Morning Regulatory Review:  Fracking Rule Stayed; Gainful Employment Passing Grade; & ACUS Recommendation

Aside from the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS)’s end of Term fireworks (covered previously and later today), a few highlights in regulatory practice from the last week included a stay of the Department of the Interior (DOI)’s hydraulic fracturing rule for federal and Indian lands and summary judgment in favor of the Department of Education (ED) regarding part of its efforts to reign in for-profit colleges.

What Employers Can Expect from the SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

What Employers Can Expect from the SCOTUS Decision On Same-Sex Marriage

On June 26, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in Obergefell, et al. v. Hodges, Director, Ohio Department Of Health; Tanco, et al. v. Haslam, Governor Of Tennesee, et al.; DeBoer, et al. v. Snyder, Governor of Michigan, et al.; and Bourke, et al. v. Bershear, Governor of Kentucky, and ruled 5 to 4 that the equal protection guarantee provided by the 14th Amendment to opposite-sex marriages extends to same-sex marriages.