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Debate on constitutionality of SEC judges to continue

By Waithera Junghae

02 July 2018

Debate on constitutionality of SEC judges to continue The US Securities and Exchange Commission's headquarters in Washington, DC. Scott S on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The US Supreme Court’s failure to address whether or not SEC judges can be fired in line with the law means the constitutionality of in-house judges remains a “live issue”, lawyers say.