A report from Judge Welch in his capacity as the FALJC liaison to NCALJ.

OMB-JD-Response.Final_Download expedited-memo-finalDownload Cover-LetterDownload … [Read more...]

Restoring ALJ Independence

A forthcoming article that will be published in the Minnesota Law Review by Robert L. Glicksman & Richard E. Levy. … [Read more...]

ACUS resources: Coronavirus and Adjudication

A helpful resource from ACUS: https://www.acus.gov/coronavirus-and-adjudication … [Read more...]

Email from Star Wright USA, provider of professional liability insurance

Dear FALJC Member, The recent challenges are a concern to us all.  We just want you to know that as we move through these difficult times, we’re all in this together.  The team at Starr Wright USA will continue to be there for you.  We will remain open for business, ready to serve you whether through our innovative customer web portal or over the phone.  Please feel free to contact us at support@wrightusa.com or call us at 800-424-9801. We wish you the best and look forward to seeing this behind us. Darrell Weber Vice President Starr Wright USA … [Read more...]

Current hearing practice in light of COVID-19

This post is designed to inform members of how different agencies are handling hearings in light of COVID-19. Please identify your agency. … [Read more...]

Fleming v. USDA. Reply brief of court-appointed amicus curiae

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Vacancy announcement for an ALJ at the DEA – Arlington, VA

Vacancy letter from Judge Mulrooney. Apply by April 17, 2020 at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/563212300 DEA-ALJ-Vacancy-Ltr-1Download … [Read more...]

An article in The Atlantic discussing ALJs. “Trump’s Quiet Power Grab.” Peter M. Shane. https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/trumps-quiet-power-grab/607087/

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Proposed FALJC response to OMB RFI. Please provide comments by February 29th, 2020.

The OMB RFI is available in the prior post. Judge Mahoney has drafted preliminary comments on behalf of FALJC. Using the comment feature of this website, please provide any comments to the RFI or the draft responses by the end of the month. … [Read more...]

OMB Request for information – adjudication and reform initiative

Comments due by March 16, 2020. https://www.regulations.gov/document?D=OMB_FRDOC_0001-0265 … [Read more...]