administrative law


Definition of administrative law 

: law dealing with the establishment, duties, and powers of and available remedies against authorized agencies in the executive branch of the government

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Residents can also give feedback under oath at the administrative law judge hearing. Libby Solomon,, "Widespread support, a couple passionate detractors at Bosley Estates public meeting," 12 July 2018 Getting first crack at the request, an administrative law judge denied it, but staff experts at the Public Service Commission argued that more tree trimming would pay off. Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, "History of power outages riles metro Detroiters, DTE promises fixes," 28 June 2018 Protect and ensure an aggrieved party’s access to an administrative law judge. Scott Whitaker, STAT, "It’s time to reform the process for determining what Medicare covers," 27 June 2018 The agency is still pursuing the enforcement, and an administrative law judge initially found in its favor. Mark Epstein, WSJ, "Google’s and Facebook’s Dubious Bitcoin Bans," 25 June 2018 Remke officially stepped down days before the primary election amid ongoing turmoil at the commission to serve as a presiding administrative law judge for the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board. Taryn Luna, sacbee, "California political watchdog agency gets a new boss," 22 June 2018 Justice Kagan wrote that the administrative law judge, Judge Cameron Elliot, had not been properly appointed. Adam Liptak, New York Times, "S.E.C. Judges Were Appointed Unlawfully, Justices Rule," 21 June 2018 Kilsheimer, who formerly worked for the Orlando Sentinel as a reporter, can fight the commission’s finding and ask for an evidentiary hearing before an administrative law judge or negotiate a resolution with the commission’s lawyer. Stephen Hudak,, "Former Apopka Mayor Kilsheimer faces ethics charge," 15 June 2018 The groups petitioned the DNR for a contested case hearing, a judicial-like proceeding heard by a state administrative law judge. Lee Bergquist, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Opponents file legal challenge to Racine's bid to use water from Lake Michigan for Foxconn," 25 May 2018

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1810, in the meaning defined above

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Legal Definition of administrative law 

: the branch of the law dealing with government agencies

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