Administrative Law & Regulations

administrative law

Dockets, Decisions & Orders

Administrative law refers to law created by the chief department of government. Agencies can have both quasi-legislative powers (the ability to promulgate regulations which have the drive of law) and quasi-judicial powers (the ability to carry hearings and concern rulings on matters inside the purview of the agency). United States Administrative Law Judges are appointed for life under the Administrative Procedure Act by way of a complex, merit-primarily based process administered by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and execute their duties with full judicial/decisional independence from the Agency. DEA Administrative Law Judges might not perform non-adjudicative duties, are precluded from investigative duties, might not obtain ex-parte communications, are not subject to efficiency evaluations, and will not receive efficiency awards of any sort.

Relying upon the separation-of-powers doctrine and the maxim (derived from the law of agency) towards the further delegation of a delegated energy, the … Read More