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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In the end, this article may be much ado about nothing and the SEC may reaffirm the administrative law judge's initial decision without addressing what it suggested was an "important matter of public interest."
There are 937,600 cases pending before administrative law judges, according agency statistics.
[section] 18.24(a) provides the Chief Administrative Law Judge or the presiding Administrative Law Judge may issue subpoenas as authorized by statute or law upon written application of a party requiring attendance of witnesses and production of documents.
But the water department, in its March 7 decision, agreed with the administrative law judge on all major points.
Section 3 of HR 3461 provides that the ombudsman would determine the "merits of the appeal on the record, after an opportunity for a hearing before an independent administrative law judge," and that the evidentiary hearing before the administrative law judge would be conducted under the procedures set forth in the Administrative Procedures Act, including the burden of proof and the receipt of testimony and exhibits.
Also, the article incorrectly stated the portion of total federal spending attributable to Social Security disability benefits awarded by administrative law judges. For Fiscal Year 2011, these benefits equaled roughly i percent of total federal spending and 2.5 percent of the federal budget deficit.
In August, Administrative Law Judge Clifford Anderson issued a plea to the NLRB and Boeing to move forward with the trial.
Part 210) are typically supplemented by a set of ground rules issued by the presiding administrative law judge.
The National Labor Relations Board unanimously agreed to uphold a federal administrative law judge's decision that the layoff of 11 workers by the Albany, N.Y.-based Times Union in 2009 was illegal.
The ITC said on Monday that it decided not to review a May 12 ruling by an ITC administrative law judge that Kodak did not infringe Apple's patents.
The ITC said yesterday it will start an investigation and send the case to an administrative law judge, who will make an initial determination before the dispute goes before the full commission.
Victoria Kolakowski, an administrative law judge with the California Public Utilities Commission, was elected Superior Court judge in Alameda County, California, becoming the first openly transgendered person to serve as a trial judge in the U.S.
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