Shipbuilders Council of Am. v. US Coast Guard, No. 08-1546
In a challenge to the Coast Guard's regulatory scheme governing the issuance of coastwide endorsements to vessels, an order enjoining the regulations is reversed where the Coast Guard's interpretation of its regulatory scheme gave all parts of the scheme functional significance.
Argued: May 15, 2009
Decided: August 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Duncan