James McCauley Landis was an American academic, government official and legal adviser. He served as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission from 1934 to 1937.
|Congress, rather than administrative agencies should fashion any policy that is not only of great economic importance but also one that has divided the faiths and loyalties of classes of people.||Legislating & Legislative Process|
|Government today no longer dares to rely for its administration upon the casual office-seeker. Into its services it now seeks to bring men of professional attainment in various fields and to make that service such that they will they will envision governance as a career.||Management & Managing Government|
|Modern administrative government springs from the inadequacy of a simple tripartite form of government to deal with modern problems …. It vests the necessary powers with the administrative authority it creates, not too greatly concerned with the extent to which such action does violence to the traditional tripartite theory of government organization.||Management & Managing Government|
|The administrative process is, in essence, our generation’s answer to the inadequacy of the judicial and legislative processes. It represents our efforts to find an answer to those inadequacies by some other method than merely increasing executive power.||Management & Managing Government|