The Division of Workers' Compensation laid off four administrative law judges
and declined to fill a fifth vacancy.
Hill claimed in court filings that the SEC won 90 percent of its cases in front of their in-house administrative law judges
between October 2010 and March 2015.
There are 937,600 cases pending before administrative law judges
, according agency statistics.
(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.
Chief Administrative Law Judge
Susan Biro held an administrative hearing in December 2011, where both sides presented expert witnesses and additional evidence.
Pierce, Jr., the $2.1 billion in benefits granted by administrative law judge
Charles Bridges was incorrectly characterized as being for a one-year period.
Once an investigation is instituted, the chief administrative law judge
assigns an administrative law judge
to preside over the proceedings and to render an "initial determination" as to whether [section]337 has been violated.
740, the "Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission Efficiency Act," would add two more administrative law judges
to the three-panel Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission (OSHRC), which hears appeals of violations.
The third bill adds two more administrative law judges
to the three-member Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, which hears appeals of violations.
Further, federal district court judges, endowed with life tenure, appear to be more independent-minded than the appointed, limited-term administrative law judges
assigned to the SEC, and accounting firm defendants have full access to discovery in an injunction action, a privilege not given to them in administrative proceedings.
Administrative law judges
hear cases, find the facts and apply the law, just like in a trial, but these proceedings are referred to as "adjudications" or "adjudicatory proceedings" or "hearings."
The company favors a system that reforms the rating procedure so administrative law judges
, rather than officials who are subject to political pressures, make the final decision on rates.