administrative law judge


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administrative law judge

n. a professional hearing officer who works for the government to preside over hearings and appeals involving governmental agencies. They are generally experienced in the particular subject matter of the agency involved or of several agencies. Formerly called "hearing officers," they discovered that there was more prestige and higher pay in being called "judge."

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But that's not the facts of Robare, and that's not what the administrative law judge is saying; reliance on "facially valid" advice must be in "good faith" based on "full and honest disclosure.
The Administrative Law Judge ruled that the open tank had been improperly removed, without compliance with a RCRA closure plan, which is required to be submitted and approved by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.
If a party refuses to produce evidence at the District Director level, the requesting party can apply to the Chief Administrative Law Judge for a subpoena.
But the water department, in its March 7 decision, agreed with the administrative law judge on all major points.
Meanwhile, administrative law judge Patrick Geraghty's decision came in the wake of the dismissal of a 10,000 dollars fine from the F against Raphael Parker for filming on the campus of the University of Virginia campus as part of a project to take aerial photos and videos using the drone.
First, however, the idea of an independent administrative law judge may be illusory.
Administrative law judges conduct hearings off-site and do not allow questioning by ethics commissioners.
19(a) and (b), and that failure to answer within this time period "shall constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations contained in the Notice, and shall, upon the OCC's motion, cause the Administrative Law Judge or the Comptroller to find the facts in this Notice to be as alleged.
National Labor Relations Act by intimidating and threatening IMF security workers who were seeking to form a union, administrative law judge Michael Rosas found, in response to a claim filed by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
In The Veil Will Be Lifted: An Accurate Chronology Of Future Events Based Solely On Correlated Prophecies Taken from Scriptures In The Holy Bible, John Wallace Carter (a retired federal Administrative Law Judge who has been studying Bible prophecy for the past five years) surveys and analyses all of the biblical prophecies that have yet to be fulfilled.
In 1988 a DEA's administrative law judge called marijuana "one of the safest therapeutically active substances known to man" and urged that it be made available for medical use.
The opinions are only proposed, and agency heads are free to substitute their judgment for that of the administrative law judge on questions of fact or law.

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