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Statutory Interpretation

Mullin v. DC Rental Housing Commission [PDF], 747 A.2nd 135 (2000) - Judicial deference to agency’s interpretation of statute and implementing regulations which agency administers is not warranted when record is barren of any indication that the agency gave any consideration at all to the statutory or regulatory language or to the structure or purpose of provisions which were ostensibly being construed.

“N” Street Follies Limited Partnership v. DC Rental Housing Commission [PDF], 622 A.2nd 61 (1993) - Court of Appeals’ review of District of Columbia Rental Housing Commission’s interpretation of “housing accommodation” in Rental Housing Act is deferential.