WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 27: Commentator Bill Reilly talks with Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on April 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. The dinner is an annual event attended by journalists, politicians and celebrities.
Judges should not waste their time in the mental acrobatics needed to decide whether an agency’s interpretation of a statutory provision is ‘jurisdictional’ or ‘nonjurisdictional,’
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