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Federal Judge Rules SEC In-House Judge’s Appointment ‘Likely Unconstitutional’

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding his thoughts on a federal judge's ruling that the Securities and Exchange Commission’s use of an in-house judge to preside over an insider-trading case was “likely unconstitutional.” The article was written by Jean Eaglesham and published 6/8/15.

Barnett's article cited in federal judge's opinion

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Assistant Professor Kent Barnett's article "Resolving the ALJ Quandary" (66 Vand. L. Rev. 797, 812 (2013)) was cited in a decision by U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia Leigh Martin May (J.D.'98) in Hill v. SEC, in which the court preliminarily enjoined the SEC from engaging in administrative proceedings before an administrative law judge because the plaintiff was substantially likely to demonstrate that the ALJ's appointment violated the Constitution.

Baradaran to serve as associate editor of International Banking and Securities Law journal

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Associate Professor Mehrsa Baradaran has been asked to serve as an associate editor of International Banking and Securities Law, which addresses legal and regulatory developments in the area of banking and securities law from both international and interdisciplinary perspectives.

Cade participates in symposium on Mellouli v. Lynch

Monday, June 8, 2015

Assistant Professor Jason A. Cade contributed to an online symposium hosted by with an essay on Mellouli v. Lynch, 575 U.S. — (2015), which held the government should not have deported a noncitizen who pleaded guilty to misdemeanor possession of a sock containing four Adderall tablets.

Deal makes his mark on Georgia’s judiciary, and it’s likely to grow

Monday, June 8, 2015

Callaway Chair of Law Emeritus Ronald L. Carlson was quoted in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution regarding his thoughts on the impact Gov. Nathan Deal has had on the Georgia judiciary. The article was written by Greg Bluestein and published 6/6/15.