Dawid Malinski
Dawid Malinski voted up Smiley Crankenhoof's answer

It depends on what you mean. If you are referring to state (not federal) administrative law judges, in some states, they exist merely to settle disputes individuals have with state agencies.

Dawid Malinski
Dawid Malinski voted up Don Barzini's answer

I'd question the claim of impartiality as a judge when they are receiving payment for service from litigants. This is like justice for hire, which is inherently unjust, especially to the poor. Not to say it doesn't already work like this. The mafia did business this way. 

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