hearing officer

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an official appointed by a government agency to conduct an investigation or administrative hearing so that the agency can exercise its statutory powers

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The hearing officer is trying to determine the validity of 23 charges of wrongdoing made by the union against St.
If the agency elected to send the matter to DOAH, the hearing officer was given final order authority and courts were restricted from enjoining or staying agency action that was the subject of a proceeding under this section.
He also reiterated the need for Marcos' election protest to be decided with dispatch and pointed out that the designation of 3 separate hearing officers would certainly aid the Tribunal in resolving the case in a prompt and efficient manner.
The federal court can review the decision of the hearing officer who actually heard the case, assessed credibility, considered the factual and legal claims, and then issued the final decision and not another adjudicator who simply reviewed the transcripts and exhibits.
Whether the hypothetical hearing officer acted in compliance with the IDEA depends on one's interpretation of the LRE requirement.
As a result, the appellate court sent the case back to the hearing officer to determine whether the DOI's decision to deny the plaintiff an insurance producer license was appropriate.
This exploratory study examines and extends the research concerning the actual extent of deference that courts accord to hearing officer decisions under the IDEA.
AP) -- A hearing officer who said an Alabama community college had to rehire a former administrator with a felony conviction must take another look at the case, the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals has ruled.
19) There is no procedure to object to a case being referred to a hearing officer.
If approved, the city manager will appoint a hearing officer or officers to hear the contested citations and issue a decision.
After the hearing, the hearing officer issued a report stating that, of the eight cases discussed in his report, "variances" had occurred in three of the cases in which "the care varie[d] from the norm that had been established in Emergency Medicine.
According to the court, the hearing officer had no authority to compel the inmate witnesses to testify, when they did not know the prisoner and did not want to get involved.