NJ Administrative Law Process Poised For Reform

Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 6:31 PM EST) -- Parties in contested New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection cases and other administrative law proceedings could see a more efficient and streamlined process under a bill that Gov. Chris Christie signed Tuesday.

The legislation, backed by the New Jersey State Bar Association and business groups, modifies how the Office of Administrative Law can handle contested cases to encourage reforms such as telephone and video conferences, oral and checklist opinions, and the delegation of authority to administrative judges.

“The state bar has worked hard over the past...
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