37 J. Nat'l Ass'n Admin. L. Judiciary 1 (2017)

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How a Diverse Administrative Law Judge Field Fosters

Longevity and Public Confidence


By  Judith  A. Parker*


    I. IN TRO D U CTIO N ............................................................................................................................2
    II. THE CURRENT STATE OF MINORITY AND WOMEN LEGAL PROFESSIONALS IS GOOD
       NEW S, BUT  IT  COULD  BE  BETTER......................................................................................... 7
   1II. OFFICES HIRING ALJS SHOULD ADOPT THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY'S PATH TO
       D IV E R SIT Y  ................................................................................................................................... 9
   IV. SOCIAL SCIENCE POSITS THAT DIVERSITY TRUMPS ABITY................................................ 12
   V.  THE ABA OFFERS MULTIPLE REASONS TO SUPPORT DIVERSITY IN THE LEGAL
       P R O FE SSIO N  ............................................................................................................................... 15
   VI. THE ABA's DIVERSITY ACTION PLAN INCLUDES ALJS........................................................ 17
   VII. CASE STUDY ONE: THE EXHIBIT OF @ERIOUSESQ...............................................................22
 VIII. CASE STUDY Two: THE UNHAPPY   ALJ................................................................................ 26
   IX. CASE STUDY THREE: NO NATIVE AMERICAN REPRESENTATION LEADS TO A LACK OF
       JU ST IC E  ...................................................................................................................................... 2 8
   X.  RECOMMENDATION ONE: OFFICES, DIRECTORS, HIRING MANAGERS, AND THE OPM
       SHOULD IMPLEMENT THE ROONEY    RULE.............................................................................. 30
   XI. RECOMMENDATION Two: OFFICES, DIRECTORS, HIRING MANAGERS, AND THE OPM
       SHOULD DELIBERATELY AND AFFIRMATIVELY HIRE DIVERSE ALJS.................................. 33
  X II. C O N CLU SIO N .............................................................................................................................. 34

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