Bias and “imperfect men and women”

August 23, 2013

  • 15A Administrative Law and Procedure
  • 15AIV Powers and Proceedings of Administrative Agencies, Officers and Agents
  • 15AIV(A) In General
  • 15Ak314 k. Bias, Prejudice or Other Disqualification to Exercise Powers.

15A Administrative Law and ProcedureExpressions of impatience, dissatisfaction, annoyance, and even anger that are within the bounds of what imperfect men and women sometimes display do not establish bias on the part of administrative law judges (ALJs).
Rollins v. Massanari, 261 F.3d 853 (9th Cir. 2001)