Tag Archives: ALJ

The Administrative Law Angle of the Calabresi-Hirji Proposed Judgeship Bill

by Christopher J. Walker — Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017@chris_j_walker

Steve Calabresi nearly broke the internet (see, e.g., here, here, and here) by proposing last week at the Federalist Society National Lawyers Convention that the Trump Administration should add more judges to the federal judiciary. His proposal, coauthored with Shams Hirji, is available on SSRN here. Here’s a summary of the proposal: This paper argues that the […]

The SEC’s Inferiority Complex, by Kent Barnett

by Guest Blogger — Thursday, June 11, 2015

CJW Note: In both academic and practitioner adlaw circles, there’s been chatter for a while about the constitutionality of the SEC using administrative law judges (ALJs) in its enforcement actions. On Monday a federal judge found such practice to likely be unconstitutional. One of my coauthors, Kent Barnett (UGa Law), has written extensively on ALJs (he’s quoted in the […]

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