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Title 29Subtitle APart 18


TITLE 29—Labor

Subtitle A—OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF LABOR

PART 18—RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS BEFORE THE OFFICE OF ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

rule

Subpart A—GENERAL

General Provisions

§18.10
Scope and purpose.
§18.11
Definitions.
§18.12
Proceedings before administrative law judge.
§18.13
Settlement judge procedure.
§18.14
Ex parte communication.
§18.15
Substitution of administrative law judge.
§18.16
Disqualification.
§18.17
Legal assistance.

Parties and Representatives

§18.20
Parties to a proceeding.
§18.21
Party appearance and participation.
§18.22
Representatives.
§18.23
Disqualification of representatives.
§18.24
Briefs from amicus curiae.

Service, Format, and Timing of Filings and Other Papers

§18.30
Service and filing.
§18.31
Privacy protection for filings and exhibits.
§18.32
Computing and extending time.
§18.33
Motions and other papers.
§18.34
Format of papers filed.
§18.35
Signing motions and other papers; representations to the judge; sanctions.
§18.36
Amendments after referral to the Office of Administrative Law Judges.

Prehearing Procedure

§18.40
Notice of hearing.
§18.41
Continuances and changes in place of hearing.
§18.42
Expedited proceedings.
§18.43
Consolidation; separate hearings.
§18.44
Prehearing conference.

Disclosure and Discovery

§18.50
General provisions governing disclosure and discovery.
§18.51
Discovery scope and limits.
§18.52
Protective orders.
§18.53
Supplementing disclosures and responses.
§18.54
Stipulations about discovery procedure.
§18.55
Using depositions at hearings.
§18.56
Subpoena.
§18.57
Failure to make disclosures or to cooperate in discovery; sanctions.

Types of Discovery

§18.60
Interrogatories to parties.
§18.61
Producing documents, electronically stored information, and tangible things, or entering onto land, for inspection and other purposes.
§18.62
Physical and mental examinations.
§18.63
Requests for admission.
§18.64
Depositions by oral examination.
§18.65
Depositions by written questions.

Disposition Without Hearing

§18.70
Motions for dispositive action.
§18.71
Approval of settlement or consent findings.
§18.72
Summary decision.

Hearing

§18.80
Prehearing statement.
§18.81
Formal hearing.
§18.82
Exhibits.
§18.83
Stipulations.
§18.84
Official notice.
§18.85
Privileged, sensitive, or classified material.
§18.86
Hearing room conduct.
§18.87
Standards of conduct.
§18.88
Transcript of proceedings.

Post Hearing

§18.90
Closing the record; subsequent motions.
§18.91
Post-hearing brief.
§18.92
Decision and order.
§18.93
Motion for reconsideration.
§18.94
Indicative ruling on a motion for relief that is barred by a pending petition for review.
§18.95
Review of decision.
rule

Subpart B—RULES OF EVIDENCE

§18.101
Scope.
§18.102
Purpose and construction.
§18.103
Rulings on evidence.
§18.104
Preliminary questions.
§18.105
Limited admissibility.
§18.106
Remainder of or related writings or recorded statements.

Official Notice

§18.201
Official notice of adjudicative facts.

Presumptions

§18.301
Presumptions in general.
§18.302
Applicability of state law.

Relevancy and Its Limits

§18.401
Definition of relevant evidence.
§18.402
Relevant evidence generally admissible; irrelevant evidence inadmissible.
§18.403
Exclusion of relevant evidence on grounds of confusion or waste of time.
§18.404
Character evidence not admissible to prove conduct; exceptions; other crimes.
§18.405
Methods of proving character.
§18.406
Habit; routine practice.
§18.407
Subsequent remedial measures.
§18.408
Compromise and offers to compromise.
§18.409
Payment of medical and similar expenses.
§18.410
Inadmissibility of pleas, plea discussion, and related statements.
§18.411
Liability insurance.

Privileges

§18.501
General rule.

Witnesses

§18.601
General rule of competency.
§18.602
Lack of personal knowledge.
§18.603
Oath or affirmation.
§18.604
Interpreters.
§18.605
Competency of judge as witness.
§18.606
[Reserved]
§18.607
Who may impeach.
§18.608
Evidence of character and conduct of witness.
§18.609
Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime.
§18.610
Religious beliefs or opinions.
§18.611
Mode and order of interrogation and presentation.
§18.612
Writing used to refresh memory.
§18.613
Prior statements of witnesses.
§18.614
Calling and interrogation of witnesses by judge.
§18.615
Exclusion of witnesses.

Opinions and Expert Testimony

§18.701
Opinion testimony by lay witnesses.
§18.702
Testimony by experts.
§18.703
Bases of opinion testimony by experts.
§18.704
Opinion on ultimate issue.
§18.705
Disclosure of facts or data underlying expert opinion.
§18.706
Judge appointed experts.

Hearsay

§18.801
Definitions.
§18.802
Hearsay rule.
§18.803
Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial.
§18.804
Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable.
§18.805
Hearsay within hearsay.
§18.806
Attacking and supporting credibility of declarant.

Authentication and Identification

§18.901
Requirement of authentication or identification.
§18.902
Self-authentication.
§18.903
Subscribing witness' testimony unnecessary.

Contents of Writings, Recordings, and Photographs

§18.1001
Definitions.
§18.1002
Requirement of original.
§18.1003
Admissibility of duplicates.
§18.1004
Admissibility of other evidence of contents.
§18.1005
Public records.
§18.1006
Summaries.
§18.1007
Testimony or written admission of party.
§18.1008
Functions of the judge.

Applicability

§18.1101
Applicability of rules.
§18.1102
[Reserved]
§18.1103
Title.
§18.1104
Effective date.
Appendix
Appendix to Subpart B of Part 18—Reporter's Notes

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