Final HHS Preventive Contraceptives Rule and a New Circuit Decision: a Clearer Path for Judicial Review

Final HHS Preventive Contraceptives Rule and a New Circuit Decision:  a Clearer Path for Judicial Review

Two recent events relating to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and sister agencies’ requirement that employers provide preventive contraceptive services to women through insurance and without co-pay bring several legal issues closer to resolution..

Quick Thoughts On Obama’s Climate Change Action Plan

During a speech at Georgetown University on June 25, 2013, President Obama unveiled his climate change action plan.  Not suprisingly, the plan seeks to increase reliance on renewable energy and decrease consumption of fossil fuels. It further directs USEPA to finalize the much anticipated regulation of energy generating units (EGUs) before the end of the President’s term.