Securities and Exchange Commission, Petitioner v. George R. Jarkesy, Jr., et al.

  1. November 29, 2023

    Justices Cast Doubt On Future Of SEC's In-House Courts

    The conservative majority of the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday seemed poised to declare the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's in-house courts unconstitutional, but some expressed concern about whether such a ruling could have spillover effects on the government's ability to prosecute violations of immigration, customs and workplace safety laws.

  2. November 27, 2023

    SEC's High Court Opponent Is A Supreme Court Newcomer

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday will battle for the future of its administrative court with the help of a seasoned high court litigator, while the agency's challenger is placing his hopes on a loyal attorney who has yet to argue a case before the justices.

  3. November 22, 2023

    Up Next At High Court: SEC Courts, Repeat Offender Sentences

    The U.S. Supreme Court returns Monday from a long holiday weekend to hear arguments over the proper standard to apply when sentencing a repeat felony offender under the Armed Career Criminal Act and the constitutionality of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's in-house courts system.

  4. November 20, 2023

    Challenge To DOL Court Paused As Justices Mull Similar Case

    A D.C. federal judge pressed pause Monday on weighing in on the propriety of the U.S. Department of Labor assessing penalties for violations of a temporary visa to allow the U.S. Supreme Court to rule whether federal agencies may run their own enforcement proceedings.

  5. October 18, 2023

    Musk And Cuban Join Call To End SEC's In-House Courts

    Billionaires Elon Musk and Mark Cuban joined a chorus of voices Wednesday calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to end U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's use of its in-house courts, arguing that the agency shouldn't be allowed to "pick and choose" whether it grants defendants the right to a jury trial. 

  6. October 11, 2023

    SEC's Courts Would Baffle Nation's Founders, Justices Told

    A hedge fund manager at the center of a U.S. Supreme Court case over administrative courts told the justices Wednesday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's decision to try him in-house is at odds with the country's foundational right to a trial by jury and would mystify the founders who fought for that right.

  7. October 04, 2023

    Justices Urged To Halt All In-House Cases Until Congress Acts

    The U.S. Supreme Court should suspend all in-house enforcement proceedings until Congress makes it easier for the president to fire administrative law judges, a pharmaceutical distributor that's fighting its own administrative enforcement action said Wednesday as it stepped into a battle over the future of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's administrative courts.

  8. September 29, 2023

    Energy Cases To Watch This Supreme Court Term

    There's plenty on the U.S. Supreme Court's plate this term to interest the energy sector, including a pair of blockbuster cases that could reshape administrative law as well as potential fights over clean energy and transmission development. Here are the energy-related cases the Supreme Court will consider this term.

  9. September 29, 2023

    'Administrative State' Attacks Soar To High Court Crescendo

    After methodically amassing U.S. Supreme Court victories against agency enforcers and regulators, a legal crusade against "administrative state" powers is poised to parlay piecemeal wins into a climactic conquest during the high court's new term, which is already teeming with anti-agency cases.

  10. September 22, 2023

    Enviro Cases To Watch This Supreme Court Term

    The U.S. Supreme Court has already agreed to review two cases with important implications for environmental and administrative law during its 2023 term, and several more litigants are seeking the justices' attention on issues ranging from financial responsibility for Superfund cleanups to whether the federal government properly estimated the social costs of greenhouse gases.