Adjudicative Officer [Education] Law and Legal Definition

According to 34 CFR 21.3 [Title 34 – Education; Subtitle A -- Office of the Secretary, Department of Education; Part 21 -- Equal Access to Justice; Subpart A – General], the term adjudicative officer means “the Administrative Law Judge, hearing examiner, or other deciding official who presided at the underlying adversary adjudication.”

(Authority: 5 U.S.C. 504(b)(1)(D))