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The Regulatory Week in Review: June 26, 2015

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  • UPDATED: The United States Supreme Court ruled 5-4, in an opinion authored by Justice Anthony Kennedy, that the 14th Amendment requires states to license same-sex marriages, and to recognize same-sex marriages licensed and performed out-of-state.
  • The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that the government will issue a plan in the next several days to end a policy of keeping families who immigrated to the United States illegally in detention centers for long periods of time.
  • A Dutch court ordered the government to reduce the country’s greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25 percent within the next five years, a ruling which climate activists hailed as a victory in their fight against global warming.