7 CFR 1.320 - Prehearing conferences.
(a) The ALJ may schedule a prehearing conference at a reasonable time in advance of the hearing and may schedule additional prehearing conferences as appropriate.
(2) The necessity or desirability of amendments to the pleadings, including the need for a more definite statement;
(5) Whether a party chooses to waive appearance at an oral hearing and to submit only documentary evidence (subject to the objection of other parties) and written argument.
Title 7 published on 2014-01-01
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