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SEC Inspector General report finds no evidence of ALJ bias

Bruce Carton | February 17, 2016
In a report issued January 21, 2016, the SEC's Office of Inspector General concluded that there was no evidence to support allegations of bias on the part of Administrative Law Judges in the SEC's administrative proceedings. As previously discussed here, the allegation surfaced in a May 6, 2015 article in The Wall Street Journal ("SEC Wins With In-House Judges") in which former ALJ Lillian McEwen claimed that during her time as an ALJ, the SEC's chief ALJ Brenda Murray "questioned my loyalty to the SEC” for finding too often in favor of defendants. 
 
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