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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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Cheney has joined the USITC as an Administrative Law Judge (ALJ).
7) This is problematic because Administrative Law Judges often cite the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure when ruling on Longshore or Defense Base Act discovery issues.
1 billion in benefits granted by administrative law judge Charles Bridges was incorrectly characterized as being for a one-year period.
Approximately half the states perform hearings by agency administrative law judges.
It is also critically important that administrative law judges handling tax matters be qualified to do so.
Administrative law judges are "employed" by the division.
We chose the theme 'Ensuring Due Process in Recessionary Times' due to our commitment as an organization and as individual administrative law judges to providing a fair and impartial forum for the adjudication of disputes regardless of the limits imposed on our budgets," said Florida Chief Administrative Law Judge Bob Cohen.
The National Association of Administrative Law Judges will hold its Annual Conference and Meeting in Orlando October 10-15 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center.

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