Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Cushman on The Security Laws and the Mechanics of Legal Change

Barry Cushman, University of Virginia School of Law, has posted a new essay, The Securities Laws and the Mechanics of Legal Change. It is forthcoming in the Virginia Law Review. Here's the 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.