hearing examiner
An employee of an administrative agency who is charged with conducting adjudicative proceedings on matters within the scope of the jurisdiction of the agency.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


hearing examiner
An employee of an administrative agency who is charged with conducting adjudicative proceedings on matters within the scope of the jurisdiction of the agency.

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