Settlements (Recommendations)

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For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-91-4

 

The Program, which became effective October 1, 1988, is unique among federal benefit programs in its organizational structure and decision-making processes. It was intended to provide an alternative to the...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-88-11

 

The resolution of issues through negotiations among the affected parties has long been recognized as an essential ingredient of the administrative process....

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-88-5

 

Many cases over which administrative law judges, administrative judges, and other agency hearing officers preside do not involve broad regulatory issues and are often appropriately resolved by settlement....

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-84-7

 

In the Federal Tort Claims Act and dozens of other statutes,1 Congress has authorized agencies to provide compensation for losses occasioned by a variety of agency actions. The...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-86-3

 

Federal agencies now decide hundreds of thousands of cases annually—far more than do federal courts. The formality, costs and delays incurred in administrative proceedings have steadily increased, and in...

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The determinations of the Civil Aeronautics Board, Federal Communications Commission, Federal Power Commission, and Interstate Commerce Commission, whether to exercise or refrain from exercising their...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-92-9

 

In the last decade, following the passage in 1980 of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA),1 commonly referred to as Superfund, the...