CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES;PROCEDURES BEFORE THE BOARD – De Novo Review; Standard of Review by Board
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1107.06000 – De Novo Review; Standard of Review by Board
While the Board gives deference to an ALJ's factual findings which incorporate determinations of witness credibility, the Board reviews the record of the cases before it de novo, and has the duty and responsibility to take actions based on that review which it deems appropriate; p. 5.