U.S. Supreme Court

Case Status


Docket Number


2022 Term


Questions Presented

Whether a federal district court has jurisdiction to hear a suit in which the respondent in an ongoing Securities and Exchange Commission administrative proceeding seeks to enjoin that proceeding, based on an alleged constitutional defect in the statutory provisions that govern the removal of the administrative law judge who will conduct the proceeding.

Case Updates

Supreme Court unanimously holds that the Securities Exchange Act does not displace a district court’s federal-question jurisdiction to hear claims challenging the SEC’s structure as unconstitutional

April 14, 2023

Click here to view the opinion.

U.S. Chamber files amicus brief urging Supreme Court to hold that Congress has not impliedly preempted ordinary federal-question review of constitutional challenges to the SEC’s structure

July 07, 2022

Click here to view the brief. Sarah M. Harris and Aaron Z. Roper of Williams & Connolly LLP and the U.S. Chamber’s Litigation Center served as co-counsel for the U.S. Chamber.

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