Supreme Court Rules Against SEC Naming of In-House Judges

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday the way the Securities and Exchange Commission selected in-house judges who enforce investor protection laws was unconstitutional in a ruling allowing more presidential control over pivotal jobs in federal agencies. In a 7-2 decision, the justices agreed with President Donald […]

Supreme Court ‘Buckets of Money’ Case Targets Power of SEC’s Administrative Judges

Article 0 Comments The U.S. Supreme Court considered bolstering the president’s power over federal agencies in a clash over the constitutional status of the in-house judges who handle complaints at the Securities and Exchange Commission. The justices Monday heard an appeal from Raymond Lucia, who was fined $300,000 and barred […]