Last month we asked current and past NJC faculty to describe the most common mistakes they see new judges make. We presented 10. Here are eight more.
By Hon. Tom D. Capshaw (Ret.)
- Recite the title of the case, the date and the authorizing signature on the notice of hearing. (Review the affidavit of service to assure proper service if there is a nonappearance.)
- If necessary, briefly state the action which the agency proposes to take in the notice and summarize the issues or allegations.
- “My name is (Administrative Law Judge’s name). I am an Administrative Law
Earlier this month we emailed current and past NJC faculty asking for the most common mistakes they see new judges make and advice on how to avoid them. Submissions began pouring in almost as soon as we hit send.
Did military courts just lose their right to be different? Five takeaways from Ortiz v. United States
By Col. Linda Strite Murnane (Ret.), USAF
In 1974, in Parker v. Levy, 417 US 733, the United States Supreme Court held that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution can be applied differently in the military context because of the distinctive character and purpose of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. The court said military court proceedings are different because they are discipline based. That distinction validated the quasi-judicial
Organizations representing federal administrative law judges are warning that an executive order signed by President Trump that fundamentally changes the way ALJs are hired could lead to less-qualified and politically biased judges deciding cases at the Social Security Administration and 30 other executive branch agencies.
By Julie Oseid and Randall Tietjen