In memoriam: Hon. Joseph N. Ingolia

FALJC member Chief Judge Walter J. Brudzinski has shared this tribute marking the passing of former Coast Guard Chief Judge Ingolia To All:  I'm sad to report that our former Chief Administrative Law Judge (1991-2011), Hon. Joseph N. Ingolia, passed away last night at his home in Towson, Maryland.  Chief Judge Ingolia had been ill for several years and was suffering from multiple conditions for which he was recently hospitalized and discharged last Friday.  He was 94. What we know so far is that the funeral arrangements will be handled by Ruck Towson Funeral Home, 1050 York Road, Towson, Maryland 21234 with burial at Moreland Memorial Park Cemetery, 1601 Taylor … [Read more...]

OMHA Chief Administrative Law Judge Vacancy

Location: Arlington, VA. Closing date 29 July 2020. Details available at: … [Read more...]

ABA virtual annual meeting July 29 – August 4, 2020

The ABA Annual Meeting is free for all ABA members this year and will be convened online July 29-August 4.  12 hours of CLE are available, including ethics.  You can register using this link: … [Read more...]

ALJ Vacancy at HHS-DAB

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Departmental Appeals Board (DAB), has the following vacancy advertised: … [Read more...]

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: … [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 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

Reply briefDownload … [Read more...]