Lucia v. SEC Respondents’ Reply Brief

I. DISCUSSION “A. This ALJ Cannot Avoid Violating Article II of the United States Constitution by Adopting the Division’s Statutory Interpretation. In the hopes of avoiding what it recognizes as a dire Article II problem that makes this proceeding...

Helterbran Cochran Motion for Ruling on the Pleadings

“In response to the October 2, 2018 Order issued by Administrative Law Judge Carol Fox Foelak, Respondent Michelle L. Helterbran Cochran objects to the reinstituted proceeding in this case. Ms. Helterbran moves for an order dismissing this matter, pursuant to...
Secretary of State Tries End Run Around The Constitution

Secretary of State Tries End Run Around The Constitution

Michael P. DeGrandis, Las Cruces Sun- News “I’m Just a Bill” is an iconic episode from the 1970s Schoolhouse Rock educational series. The catchy tune taught us how a bill becomes a law where he “wait(s) in line, with a lot of other bills” for the executive to sign. It...
Legislators challenge campaign finance rules

Legislators challenge campaign finance rules

“SANTA FE – Four Republican state lawmakers are asking the state Supreme Court to block the enforcement of 2017 campaign finance rules that require more disclosure of political spending by independent groups. In a petition filed Thursday, the legislators accused...
Legislators challenge campaign finance rules

Legislators challenge campaign finance rules

“SANTA FE – Four Republican state lawmakers are asking the state Supreme Court to block the enforcement of 2017 campaign finance rules that require more disclosure of political spending by independent groups. In a petition filed Thursday, the legislators accused...