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 Hearing (law) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In law, a hearing is a proceeding before a (An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business) court or other decisionmaking body or officer.
A hearing is generally distinguished from a ((law) legal proceedings consisting of the judicial examination of issues by a competent tribunal) trial in that it is usually shorter and often less formal.
During a hearing the decisionmaking body typically hears ((law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved) evidence and or (A fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true) arguments.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/h/he/hearing_(law).htm   (309 words)

 Relating to administrative hearings; creating new provisions; amending ORS 18.902, 25.020, 25.125, 25.245, 25.255, ...
A hearing on the appeal shall be conducted by { - a hearing officer appointed by the Employment Department - } { + an administrative law judge assigned from the Office of Administrative Hearings established under section 3, chapter 849, Oregon Laws 1999 + }.
The hearing shall be for the sole purpose of determining whether a danger to public health exists due to conditions in the affected territory and whether such conditions could be removed or alleviated by the provision of service facilities.
Hearings under this section shall be conducted by { - the Director of Human Services or by a hearing officer designated by the director - } { + an administrative law judge assigned from the Office of Administrative Hearings established under section 3, chapter 849, Oregon Laws 1999 + }.
www.leg.state.or.us /03reg/measures/hb2500.dir/hb2526.intro.html   (14367 words)

 law.com - Hearing Begins on Amendment to Fen-Phen Settlement
Class counsel for plaintiffs in the fen-phen nationwide class action settlement told a federal district judge Tuesday that the proposed amended settlement before the court is needed to resolve litigation that had arisen or threatened to arise from the settlement itself.
The hearing, scheduled to last two days, began the morning after a group of 50 plaintiffs lawyers and Wyeth, the defendant in the litigation, announced they had negotiated a tentative settlement affecting 11,000 cases brought by individuals who opted out of the global settlement.
The settlement announcement was not directly related to the fairness hearing, although it was discussed briefly during the proceedings.
www.law.com /jsp/article.jsp?id=1105968926262   (1057 words)

 Maryland Attorney General - Consumer Publications - Hearing Aids
A hearing aid seller is required by federal law to inform you that it is in your best interest to have a medical exam by a licensed physician.
In fact, your hearing must be evaluated by a doctor before you buy a hearing aid, unless you sign a statement saying you've waived that protection.
Hearing aid dispensers must be high school graduates who have completed at least six months of training under a licensed hearing aid dispenser.
www.oag.state.md.us /consumer/edge113.htm   (926 words)

 The civil-law main hearing (from procedural law) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
At that hearing, counsel for both sides present argument as to the law and the facts of the case and submit documentary evidence.
European civil law has been adopted in much of Latin America as well as in parts of Asia and Africa and is to be distinguished from the common law of the Anglo-American countries.
More specifically, a hearing is the formal examination of a cause, civil or criminal, before a judge according to the laws of a particular jurisdiction.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-28429?tocId=28429   (774 words)

 Special Hearings - Child Labor Law Hearings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Under the Texas Child Labor Law, V.T.C.A., Labor Code, Chapter 51, we determine whether a child has been employed in an occupation or manner that is detrimental to the child's safety, health, or well-being and whether to assess a penalty.
Hearings are tape recorded and are under oath or affirmation.
Law, Issues, and Procedures: The hearing officer will briefly explain the issues, law, and the hearing procedures at the beginning of the hearing, and will then entertain any questions concerning those matters.
www.twc.state.tx.us /ui/sphrgs/childlaborlaw.html   (927 words)

 Lemon Law Attorney | Lemon Law Information & Lawyer Consultation
In order to qualify as a lemon under most state lemon laws, the car must have a substantial defect that occurred within a certain period of time after you bought the car and not be fixed after a reasonable number of repair attempts.
A lemon law hearing is your opportunity to prove to a Judge that your vehicle is a lemon.
Although a hearing is less formal than a court trial, your lemon law attorney must still prove your case to the judge.
www.e-lemonlaw.com   (2116 words)

 Special Hearings - Payday Law Hearings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is the hearing officer's responsibility to develop a complete record in each case he or she conducts.
Purpose of the Hearing: This Payday Law hearing is being held to give both the claimant and the employer a full and fair opportunity to present information about the wage claim determination that has been appealed.
It must be mailed or faxed to the hearing officer and to the other party before the hearing, as required of all documents.
www.twc.state.tx.us /ui/sphrgs/paydaylaw.html   (2106 words)

 AALJ Web Page - Pre-Hearing Orders & APA - President's Letter to CALJ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
As you know, prehearing orders are usually issued by our judges to expedite the hearing process and encourage claimants and their representatives to have all relevant evidence in the record on or before the hearing date.
Prior to the Administrative Procedure Act, there was considerable concern that persons hearing administrative cases at the trial level could not exercise independent judgment because they were required to perform prosecutorial and investigative functions as well as their judicial work........
Hearing examiners must be assigned to cases in rotation so far as is practicable........They may be removed only for good cause established and determined by the Civil Service Commission after a hearing on the record.
www.aalj.org /order.html   (1465 words)

 Survey of Administrative Law Judge Salaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
While "administrative law judge" is the most modern and currently most accepted title, these positions may be addressed or classified under a state personnel system as administrative judges, hearing officers, hearing examiners, appeals referees, arbitrators, magistrates, and other titles.
They might act as a "team leader" for other administrative law judges, but their primary function is to act as the presiding officer at administrative hearings and perform related duties associated with that function.
Administrative law judges, by whatever title a jurisdiction applies to them, are essential to the administration of justice and an integral and basic component of government.
www.law.fsu.edu /library/admin/salsurvey.html   (1270 words)

 Missouri Waiting Period Law's Court Hearing Delayed Until May
Similar laws in other states have reduced the number of abortions by as much as one-third.
The suit came days before the law was scheduled to go into effect and Wright issued a temporary injunction.
A January 27 hearing was previously scheduled to hear the abortion advocates' request for a permanent injunction against the law.
www.lifenews.com /state296.html   (448 words)

 What Happens At The Hearing?
The Administrative Law Judge asks the parties and witnesses to stand and raise their right hands, and administers an oath or affirmation to each of the parties and witnesses, asking them to swear or affirm that they will tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
For that reason, the Administrative Law Judge may rule that certain testimony is hearsay or is not relevant to the case and cannot be allowed, or that certain documents cannot be accepted, or that the testimony of certain witnesses will not be permitted.
At the conclusion of the hearing, the parties may be given an opportunity to make closing statements, summarizing their positions on the issues in the case, if the Administrative Law Judge believes such statements will assist him or her in deciding the facts of the case.
www.michigan.gov /uia/0,1607,7-118-26831_27122_27128-78632--,00.html   (972 words)

 JaffyLaw.com: Social Security Disability Guide -- The Administrative Law Judge Hearing
The hearing will be held in front of a hearing officer known as an Administrative Law Judge [referred to as an "ALJ"].
The hearing provides an opportunity for the ALJ to question the claimant to better understand the effect of the disabling condition.
The request for hearing should be filed as soon as possible, because there is usually a delay of twelve to sixteen months before a hearing is scheduled.
www.jaffylaw.com /ssd_guide_alj.html   (201 words)

 Ohio Lemon Law Attorney | Ohio Lemon Law Information & Lawyer Consultation
In order to qualify as a lemon under the state lemon law, the car must have a substantial defect that occurred within a certain period of time after you bought the car and not be fixed after a reasonable number of repair attempts.
If the Ohio lemon law claim is a severe vibration, make sure the tires are not worn out and that they are properly aligned and balanced.
Although a hearing is less formal than a court trial, your Ohio lemon law attorney must still prove your case to the judge.
www.e-lemonlaw.com /ohio-lemon-law   (1564 words)

 Consumer's Guide to the New Jersey Lemon Law
The Lemon Law is a consumer protection law enacted by the New Jersey Legislature to assist consumers when they purchase a new motor vehicle that develops repeated defects or lengthy unusable periods during the first two years or 18,000 miles (whichever comes first).
The intent of the law is to require the manufacturer of a new motor vehicle to correct defects that are originally covered under the manufacturer's warranty and are identified and reported within a specific time period.
The law also provides procedures to quickly resolve disputes between a consumer and a manufacturer and specific remedies when the uncorrected defect substantially impairs the use, value or safety of the new vehicle.
www.state.nj.us /lps/ca/ocp/lemguide.htm   (2928 words)

 FindLaw for Legal Professionals - Case Law, Federal and State Resources, Forms, and Code
The [Hearing Office Chief] also ensures the timely and accurate response to public and congressional inquiries; performs liaison functions between the HO and various federal and local government agencies, including bar associations, medical and vocational rehabilitation associations; and conducts periodic training.
The "duties" that require the appointment of an administrative law judge are the conducting of "proceedings required to be conducted in accordance with section 556 and 557 of this title." 5 U.S.C. Section 556 and 557 relate only to the conduct of hearings.
Rather, the title "Hearing Office Chief" merely indicates that an administrative law judge has assumed managerial responsibilities in addition to the statutorily prescribed duties for the conduct of hearings.
laws.lp.findlaw.com /fed/023301.html   (1829 words)

 79(R) HB 3485 - Introduced version - Bill Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
To be eligible for appointment as a criminal law hearing officer under this subchapter, a person must: (1) be a resident of Cameron County; (2) be eligible to vote in this state and in Cameron County; (3) be at least 30 years of age; and (4) have the other qualifications required by the board.
A criminal law hearing officer has the same judicial immunity as a district judge, statutory county court judge, and justice of the peace.
The district clerk shall perform the statutory duties necessary for the criminal law hearing officers appointed under this subchapter in cases filed in a district court or a statutory county court.
www.capitol.state.tx.us /tlo/79R/billtext/HB03485I.HTM   (794 words)

 AllRefer.com - appeal (Legal Terms And Concepts) - Encyclopedia
appeal, in law, hearing by a superior court to consider correcting or reversing the judgment of an inferior court, because of errors allegedly committed by the inferior court.
The party appealing the decision is known as the appellant, the party who has won the case in the lower court as the appellee.
An error of law is an erroneous determination of the legal rules governing procedure, evidence, or the matters at issue between the parties.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/appeal.html   (357 words)

 74(R) SB 12 Enrolled version - Bill Text   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The office may transfer an administrative 1-22 law judge to the division on a permanent or temporary basis and may 1-23 contract with qualified individuals to serve as temporary 2-1 administrative law judges as necessary.
Any 6-23 reference in law to a hearing examiner who has a duty related to a 6-24 case pending before the commission means an administrative law 6-25 judge of the State Office of Administrative Hearings.
The hearings examiner 10-2 shall make a proposal for decision to the commission and shall 10-3 serve the proposal for decision on all parties.
www.capitol.state.tx.us /tlo/74R/billtext/SB00012F.HTM   (1774 words)

 What to Expect at a Social Security Disability Hearing - Law Firm Smith Dickey Smith Hasty & Dempster Attorneys ...
These Administrative Law Judge hearings used to take place in Raleigh until February of 1998.   This distance frequently worked a real hardship on disability claimants because they had to go all the way to Raleigh for their hearings.
The hearings offer the client the opportunity to tell another human being how their health problems have effected their lives and ability to earn a living.
The hearings themselves are reasonably informal in that the strict rules of evidence that apply in criminal or civil court do not apply.
smithdickey.com /CM/Articles/Articles35.asp   (984 words)

 Law - Oral Hearing Request   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Any applicant appealing the rejection of a claim (termed an appellant) may request an oral hearing before the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences.
The oral hearing request must be filed not later than 2 months after the mailing date of the Examiner's answer.
This response period is one of the few that may not be extended by petition and payment of a fee under 37 CFR 136(a).
www.webpatent.com /knowbase/manage/law/law40260.html   (90 words)

 The trial or main hearing (from procedural law) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The climactic and decisive part of an Anglo-American civil action is the trial, in which the parties present their proof in a concentrated fashion.
The climactic event in a lawsuit based on European codes is the hearing before the full court.
More results on "The trial or main hearing (from procedural law)" when you join.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-28421?tocId=28421   (801 words)

 Daily Freeman - News - 12/19/2001 - Farm law awaits hearing
Last week, town Supervisor Jack Gilfeather said the hearing, originally scheduled for Dec. 11, had been canceled because some changes were needed in the approval process.
Klose said the proposed local law would be an amendment to the town's zoning code.
The proposed law, he said, would give farmers some free space on their farmland to develop.
zwire.com /site/news.cfm?newsid=2804057&BRD=1769&PAG=461&...&rfi=6   (439 words)

 Kendra's Law - Goldstein hearing
Arlington, VA – Kendra Webdale should not have lost her life under a New York City subway train, and Andrew Goldstein, her attacker, should not have been allowed to remain in the community without proper treatment and monitoring of his brain disease.
New York must swiftly pass "Kendra’s Law," announced in February by Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, to reverse this deadly trend and improve the quality of life for all New Yorkers.
Both of these individuals should be living their lives to fullest in a system that protects and balances the rights of all its citizens.
www.psychlaws.org /PressRoom/stmt-NYMustPassKendra'sLaw.htm   (952 words)

 Law Enforcement Hearing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The hearing by the U.S. House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m.
As the United States' primary maritime law enforcement agency, the Coast Guard is also tasked with enforcing immigration law at sea.
The GAO found that despite the reduction in resources and man-hours devoted to these law enforcement missions that the Coast Guard’s performance results remained at a similar level, or in a few cases improved, during this period.
www.house.gov /transportation/press/press2005/release74.html   (894 words)

 The New Jersey Lemon law, cases, hearing guide, statutes, by NJ lemon law attorney Howard Gutman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The lemon law is an administrative proceeding which allows a purchaser of a defective vehicle to receive a refund or new vehicle.
The lemon law is written to provide relief for a particular problem which has been repair three or more times.
Gutman was employed by one of the leading law firms in New Jersey and a prominent international law firm located in the Wall Street area.
www.lemonlawclaims.com   (808 words)

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