TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Katharine Heriges on Jun 21, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that administrative law judges must be appointed by the president, courts or heads of federal agencies, overturning the process currently used by the Securities and Exchange Commission, the ABA Journal reports. The SEC contended that the judges were employees, and therefore were subject to appointment by staff members. SEC judges were being selected by the chief judge and approved by the SEC personnel office.