Event Start:
12/06/2021 4:00 PM
Event End:
12/06/2021 6:00 PM

Date and Time: Monday, December 6, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. (ET) to 6:00 p.m. (ET)
Webinar Fee:

This Program is Online only

CPCS has approved this program for 2.0 CLE credit hours for the SORB and CAFL panels.

To receive credits attendees must be logged on during the program for a minimum of 80% of the conference time. Certificates will be emailed to  all attendees who satisfy this criteria.


Hon. Peter W. Sacks, Massachusetts Appeals Court

Hon. Douglas H. Wilkins, Massachusetts Superior Court

Timothy J. Casey, Division Chief, Constitutional and Administrative Law Division, Office of the Attorney General

Brian J. Harkins, Senior Reference Attorney, Social Law Library

Michele E. Randazzo, Esq., KP Law, P.C.

Join our panel of seasoned judges and experienced lawyers in a discussion of the life cycle of an administrative law case, both at the administrative agency level as well as through the judicial review process.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Nuts and Bolts survey of the applicable law, procedural considerations, and scope of review of adjudicatory proceedings before the Superior Court (under the State Administrative Procedure Act, Chapter 30A; and the Certiorari statute, Chapter 249, Sec. 4)

  • Many state agencies are obliged by law to offer evidentiary hearings before determining the legal rights, duties, or privileges of specifically named citizens. Even in the era of social distancing these obligations do not necessarily abate. The panelists will discuss how adjudicatory processes are unfolding remotely, and how efficiency and effectiveness can be enhanced without jeopardizing constitutional due process principles.

  • The panelists will also provide useful practice notes on select statutes and types of cases that proceed directly to the appellate courts.

They will also focus hot topics and emerging issues, including discussion of important recent cases.

  • The program will also provide tips on researching regulatory history and finding administrative decisions and guidance.



Online registration is encouraged. For assistance, questions on group discounts, accommodations requests, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information contact Michael Saporito by email at . Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Registration fees are non-refundable. Most Social Law Library CLE events are recorded. The recording is available by digital download, generally within a week after the program date. Most downloads include print material and are $19.95 each. This product purchase is separate from CLE registration and is not included in the price of a CLE registration. CLE credit, when applicable, is only granted when the live webinar is attended.

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