The Securities Laws and the Mechanics of Legal Change

14 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last revised: 10 Mar 2013

Barry Cushman

Notre Dame Law School

Date Written: August 11, 2009

Abstract

This essay, prepared for the Virginia Law Review symposium marking the 75th anniversary of the Securities Exchange Commission, explores the mechanisms through which the Roosevelt Administration secured the Supreme Court's approval of various features of the New Deal's securities law program.

Keywords: SEC, Roosevelt, New Deal

Suggested Citation

Cushman, Barry, The Securities Laws and the Mechanics of Legal Change (August 11, 2009). Virginia Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 4 (Jun., 2009), pp. 927-939. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1447433

Barry Cushman (Contact Author)

Notre Dame Law School ( email )

P.O. Box 780
Notre Dame, IN 46556-0780
United States

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