Administrative Law Judge


Administrative Law Judge
One who presides at an administrative hearing, with power to administer oaths, take testimony, rule on questions of evidence, regulate course of proceedings, and make agency determinations of fact.
Formerly called "hearing officer" or "hearing examiner". Adm. Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C.A. No. 556

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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