The Conference is studying the recent efforts by agencies to aggregate administrative proceedings.
The Conference is studying the use and incorporation of electronic case management in agency adjudication in order to make recommendations and share best practices. Electronic case management is a comprehensive system that enables an agency to manage its adjudications for increased efficiency and access.
This study comes out of the Federal Administrative Adjudication project and focuses on adjudication governed outside of the Administrative Procedure Act—commonly referred to as informal adjudication. This study examines pre-hearing, hearing, and post-hearing procedures. Based on the study’s analysis, it will offer best practices regarding, among other things, notice procedures, evidentiary rules, appeal opportunities, and the overall...