Supreme Court Addresses Hiring of SEC Administrative Law Judges

Emily HayesCase Studies

supreme court addresses hiring of sec administrative law judges

Earlier this summer, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the SEC used unconstitutional methods to hire Administrative Law Judges. In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Lucia v. SEC, 138 S. Ct. 2044 (2018), that the Administrative Law Judges (“ALJs”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) are inferior Officers of the United States subject to … Read More