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Christopher B. McNeil, J.D., Ph.D.

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"The Public's Right Of Access To 'Some Kind Of Hearing' - Creating Policies That Protect The Right To Observe Agency Hearings", Chris Mcneil Dec 2007

"The Public's Right Of Access To 'Some Kind Of Hearing' - Creating Policies That Protect The Right To Observe Agency Hearings", Chris Mcneil

Christopher B. McNeil, J.D., Ph.D.

As administrative agencies take on greater responsibilities and increasing caseloads, the tendency may be to shield their operations from the public. This article examines the competing constitutional premises supporting access to agency hearings on one hand, and due process considerations on the other; and provides a model for use by agencies seeking to control public access to agency adjudications.