Adjudication

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Recommendation 2014-7, Best Practices for Using Video Teleconferencing for Hearings offers practical guidance regarding how best to conduct video hearings, and addresses the following subjects: Equipment and environment, training, financial considerations, procedural practices, fairness and satisfaction, and collaboration among agencies.  It also provides for the development of a video hearings handbook by ACUS's Office of the...

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Recommendation 2012-3, Immigration Removal Adjudication, addresses the problem of case backlogs in immigration removals. The recommendation suggests a number of ways to enhance efficiency and fairness in these cases.

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The Administrative Conference of the United States was asked by the Social Security Administration (SSA) to study adjudication relating to the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs and recommend improvements.

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Recommendation 2011-4, Agency Use of Video Hearings: Best Practices and Possibilities for Expansion, encourages agencies, especially those with a high volume of cases, to consider the use of video teleconferencing technology for hearings and other administrative proceedings.