2018 Course

Administrative Law: Advanced

June 11, 2018 – June 14, 2018 all-day
Wilmington, Delaware
4727 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19810
United States

This advanced-level, four-day course for experienced administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers gives an in-depth look at federal and state administrative law, including evidentiary trends in administrative proceedings, due process, ethics, and court procedures unique to administrative law, including the implications inherent in conducting telephone hearings. Special emphasis is placed on the impact of recent decisions.

Overall the course was a worthwhile learning experience. The course touched on all pertinent topics relative to ALJ’s in various careers.
Hon. Zandra Petersen, St. Croix, VI
The diversity of experience among participants greatly enhanced the variety of perspective.
Hon. Doug Donohue, Boise, ID
Right on point with a lot of issues with which I deal.
Hon. Alexia Emmermann, Carson City, NV

Why should I take this course?

This advanced level, one week course includes in-depth discussions on the nature of the judicial process, due process, judicial ethics, and understanding cultural diversity. Advanced techniques in decision making, judicial writing, judicial review, access to justice and telephonic hearings are also addressed.

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Apply due process and other constitutional developments affecting administrative adjudication.
  • Integrate recent evidentiary developments into your proceedings.
  • Re-evaluate pre-hearing and post-hearing procedures in your court.
  • Effectively examine your administrative hearings for implementation of ADR techniques.
  • Fortify your decisions to survive judicial review.
  • Regulate the ethical behavior of counsel and presiding officers during administrative proceedings.

Who should attend?

This session is designed for administrative law judges and other agency adjudicators from federal, state, regional and local agencies who have more than three years’ experience. Those who have completed the basic two-week Administrative Law: Fair Hearing course will benefit most from the course.

Who are the members of the faculty?

The faculty for this course include administrative law judges, a supreme court justice, and a law professor, all of whom are intimately familiar with administrative proceedings.

How is this course taught?

Classroom presentations, team teaching, and small group discussions are the primary instructional methods.

What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?

Judging is a lifelong process. Formal training with recent developments in an advanced setting will serve to encourage judicial efficiency resulting in both fair and judicial effectiveness in handling your caseload.

Whom should I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or registrar@judges.org.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Wilmington Pike

The hotel for this course will be the DoubleTree Wilmington. A block of rooms has been reserved for June 10, 2018 – June 15, 2018. The special room rate of $127 per night for a King room will be available until May 21st or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Please click here to book.

Please contact our Registrar’s Office with any questions.

This course qualifies for 2 credits toward the Master of Judicial Studies Degree Program and Judicial Studies Doctoral Program at the University of Nevada, Reno upon successful completion of the course and passing the course exam. In addition, this course qualifies for The National Judicial College Certificate in Judicial Development program Administrative Law Adjudication Skills, and Dispute Resolution Skills disciplines.


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