U.S. Supreme Court
Lower Court Opinion
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.
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
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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.