Administrative Law Judge


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Administrative Law Judge

A judge who presides and decides at the hearing of a dispute between a U.S. government agency and a plaintiff. An administrative law judge is appointed from a pool of persons who have passed an oral and a written examination. The hearing over which an administrative law judge presides is the original trial; either party has the right to appeal his/her decision.
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On February 1, 2005, in response to the parties' Joint Motion for the Issuance of Requests for International Judicial Assistance ("the Joint Motion"), the Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") issued Letters of Request and Commissions to a consular official under the Hague Convention for the Taking of Evidence Abroad authorizing testimony to be taken in Paris of 13 French national witnesses proposed by the parties, including Peyrelevade.
An administrative law judge from a central panel is a generalist in substantive law but a specialist in due process.
Ensuring Due Process in Recessionary Times" was the theme as administrative law judges nationwide reviewed the status of the adjudicatory process, with a special emphasis on ensuring that parties to administrative proceedings enjoy full due process protections at a time when budgetary cutbacks, layoffs, and furloughs make the staffing and timely handling of proceedings a special challenge.
As a remedy, the administrative law judge ordered DuPont to furnish PACE with the health and safety information it requested and to allow the union's health and safety expert to tour the Niagara Falls facility and investigate the health and safety issues raised by the union during collective bargaining.
It is the opinion of the administrative law judge, however, that the rule does not impose strict liability.
In a Texas Comptroller's Decision, an Administrative Law Judge determined that a taxpayer could not reduce its surplus by the amount of pushed-down debt because GAAP did not require the taxpayer's parent corporation to push down the debt and the Texas statute appears to only permit reduction of a taxpayer's surplus by debt belonging to the taxpayer in question, not by debt that belongs to the parent corporation of the taxpayer.
Generally, courts will not substitute their own judgment for that of an Administrative Law Judge unless the decision was so "arbitrary and capricious" as to constitute an abuse of discretion.
The Association of Administrative Law Judges (AALJ) represents the 1,200 federal administrative law judges employed by the Social Security Administration.
The administrative law judge could not have been more emphatic in upholding the legality of the settlements: "The fact testimony at trial was unrebutted and credible in establishing that the licensing agreement was a bona fide arms-length transaction, and that Schering's royalty payments to Upsher-Smith were payments for the products being licensed to Schering, together with certain production rights.
has been ordered by a federal administrative law judge to open its corporate headquarters for review by the U.
The purpose of this outreach program is to increase public understanding of what to expect at a hearing before a state or federal administrative law judge," said Jean Cooper, chair of the conference.
In the Petition, AmCOMP has asked, among other things, that the Petition be referred to the Florida Division of Administrative Hearings for assignment of an administrative law judge in order to conduct a proceeding involving the matters set forth in the Notice, and that such administrative law judge recommend that FOIR withdraw or rescind its Notice or otherwise find that AmCOMP does not owe any excessive profits for accident years 2003, 2004 and 2005.
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