Briefly describe the scope and type(s) of discovery available (e.g., depositions, interrogatories, etc.):
The applicant must attach an affidavit setting forth several items concerning the applicant's personal history which are relevant to the case, such as any present employment or past association with labor organizations or employee benefit plans. 28 CFR 4.4. Additionally, each application must be accompanied by 6 letters or forms of statement attesting to the character and reputation of the applicant. 28 CFR 4.5. Pursuant to section 556 of the APA, the hearing officer may take depositions or have depositions taken as necessary.