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Unformatted text preview: the detailed decisions required for regulation. 6) Given that an administrative law judge is a member of the agency prosecuting a case, what safeguards promote fairness? The APA requires that the ALJ be separate from an agency’s investigative and prosecutorial staff. The APA also prohibits private communications between the ALJ and any party to an agency proceeding. 7) How do courts hold agency authority in check? The APA provides for judicial review of most agency decisions. 8) Identify and briefly describe laws that make agencies more accountable through public scrutiny. The Freedom of Information Act requires the federal government to disclose certain records to any person on written request. The Government in the Sunshine Act requires that all agency meetings be open to public observation. The Regulatory Flexibility Act requires that whenever a new regulation goes into effect, the agency must conduct a regulatory flexibility analysis....
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2010 for the course BLAW 3201 taught by Professor Fry during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08
- Business Law