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Manual for Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers

by Gene Doyle, LMSW

This 484 page manual, which is published by the New York State Department of Civil Service with assistance from the Government Law Center of Albany Law School, is designed to provide a starting point and general reference for Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) and Hearing Officers.

You can download the latest (2011) edition of this manual here or access the manual online here.

Table of Contents - Manual for Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers
Chapter 1 Introduction to Administrative Law
Chapter 2 The Administrative Law Judge
Chapter 3 Due Process of Law
Chapter 4 Pre-hearing Considerations
Chapter 5 Conduct of the Hearing
Chapter 6 The Decision
Chapter 7 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Chapter 8 Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)
Appendix A Evidence
Appendix B Integrating Mediation into the Administrative Process
Appendix C List of Agency Hearing Regulations
Appendix D Agency Codes of Ethics for ALJs
Appendix E State Administrative Procedure Act
Appendix F Bibliography of Books, Reports, Articles and World Wide Web Sites on Administrative Law

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