JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDICIARY
2014 - 2015
The National Association of Administrative Law Judiciary (NAALJ) is the largest professional organization devoted exclusively to administrative adjudication devoted to the executive branch of government. It is a non-profit corporation founded in 1974 in the state of Illinois. Its voting members include: state, federal, and local administrative law judges, administrative judges, hearing officers, referees, trial examiners, agency chairs and commissioners, as well as higher appellate authorities, exercising a wide variety of subject matter jurisdiction. Associate members include law professors and attorneys involved in administrative law.
Currently NAALJ has members in every state as well as, Australia, Canada, the Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The NAALJ organization includes many state affiliates such as the Arkansas Association of Administrative Adjudicators, the Georgia Association of Administrative Judiciary, the Illinois Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Iowa Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Kentucky Association of Administrative Adjudicators, the Louisiana Association of Administrative Law Judges, the Maryland and District of Columbia Association of Administrative Adjudicators, the Michigan Association of Administrative Law Judges, New York State Administrative Law Judges Association, the Oregon Administrative Law Judges Association, the Virginia Association of Administrative Law Judges and Hearing Officers, the Washington Administrative Law Judges Association, and the West Virginia Association of Administrative Law Judges.
NAALJ's core functions are first, the enhancement of the quality of administrative justice and second, the furtherance of the process of alternate dispute resolution by means of arbitration and mediation. To those ends, NAALJ provides for exchanging ideas and information. It conducts seminars and conferences, publishes a journal and newsletter, and confers with officials of the state and federal governments on methods of improving administrative adjudication. NAALJ has adopted a Model Code of Conduct for State Administrative Law Judges, XVI J. NAALJ 279 (1994), and was a moving force behind the ABA Model Act for Creating a State Central Hearing Agency (Office of Administrative Hearings).
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For any questions pertaining to the Journal of the National Association of the Administrative Law Judiciary, please contact Samantha Koopman, Editor-in-Chief.
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