Adversary Adjudication Law and Legal Definition

Adversary adjudication means "(i) an adjudication under section 554 of this title [5 USCS § 554] in which the position of the United States is represented by counsel or otherwise, but excludes an adjudication for the purpose of establishing or fixing a rate or for the purpose of granting or renewing a license, (ii) any appeal of a decision made pursuant to section 6 of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 (41 U.S.C. 605) before an agency board of contract appeals as provided in section 8 of that Act (41 U.S.C. 607), (iii) any hearing conducted under chapter 38 of title 31 [31 USCS §§ 3801 et seq.], and (iv) the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993." (5 USCS § 504), See Handron v. Sebelius, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 100490, 8-9 (D.N.J. Oct. 27, 2009)