Quasi-judicial

Definition

1) A proceeding conducted by an administrative or executive official that is similar to a [wex:court] proceeding, e.g. a [wex:hearing]. A court may review a [wex:decision] arising from a quasi-judicial proceeding.

2) A [wex:judicial] act performed by an official who is either not a judge or not acting in his or her capacity as a judge. 

Illustrative caselaw

See, e.g. Intel Corp. v. Advanced Micro Devices, Inc., 542 U.S. 241 (2004) and Humphrey's Ex'r v. United States, 295 U.S. 602 (1935)

See also

  • [wex:Administrative law]

  • [wex:Administrative procedure act (APA)]

 

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