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Opinions – 8/15/13: 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (access required)

Administrative Law Jurisdiction  BOTTOM LINE: District court lacked jurisdiction under Administrative Procedure Act to consider emergency petition to alter terms of bond fixed by U.S. Coast Guard for release of ship that had been detained and was under investigation, because Coast Guard’s actions were committed to agency discretion by law. CASE: Angelex Ltd. v. U.S., No. 13-1610 (decided ...