What types of hearings are permitted on appeals adjudicated by this office?:
Written (Document-Only) Hearing
How is the type of hearing selected for appeals heard by this office?:
Depends on Nature of Case/Claim
If "Depends on Nature of Case/Claim", please describe:
Determined by the Judicial Officer. Generally appeals are based solely on written submissions although a hearing type procedure, or at least oral argument is possible.
Can third-parties submit amicus briefs and/or evidence?:
Are appeal hearings recorded and/or transcribed?:
N/A (Document-Only Hearings)
Are appeal hearings open to the public?:
N/A (Document-Only Hearing)
If "Varies by Case," please describe:
Again, generally these appeals are based on written submissions typically not involving fact-finding. Judicial Officer generally relies on the findings of fact by the trial judge.