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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.




James M. Landis, 1899-1964, Chairman, Securities & Exchange Commission and Civil Aeronautics Board, National Director of Civil Defense, Dean, Harvard Law School, The Administrative Process, 1938

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James M. Landis
James M. Landis
  • Born: September 25, 1899
  • Died: July 30, 1964
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  • Profession: Lawyer

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.

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