Thomas O McGarity in the News

Thomas O McGarity’s faculty profile

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Reuters July 6, 2023

Federal agency powers in the crosshairs at the US Supreme Court

Professor Thomas McGarity asserts that the Supreme Court's use of the "major questions" doctrine, which allows judges to prevent the executive branch from taking significant actions not explicitly authorized by Congress, diminishes the abilities of federal agencies to perform necessary functions.
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The Regulatory Review July 25, 2022

Do Not Blame Us

Texas Law faculty members Thomas McGarity and Wendy Wagner write about the Supreme Court's reference to their publication in West Virginia v EPA, and how the Court’s analysis differed from the pair's understanding of the Clean Air Act.
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Bloomberg Government September 24, 2021

State Bans Spur Democrats to Abortion Vote

Professor Thomas McGarity is quoted in an article regarding disputes between Democrats and Republicans, especially between the new Texas abortion ruling and differences on vaccine and mask mandates.
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Waco Tribune-Herald May 5, 2020

Beware efforts absolving companies of COVID-19 liability

Professor Thomas McGarity gave his expert perspective in an article for the Waco Tribune-Herald arguing that not enough is being done for workers’ safety and compensation during the coronavirus pandemic.