CASE PROCESSING PROCEDURES;PROCEDURES BEFORE THE BOARD – Weight Given to ALJ's Proposed Decision: Findings, Conclusions, Credibility Resolutions
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1107.02000 – Weight Given to ALJ’s Proposed Decision: Findings, Conclusions, Credibility Resolutions
The Board reviews a proposed decision de novo, may draw contrary inferences from the factual record, and may reverse the ALJ’s legal conclusions. The Board defers to findings of fact that incorporate credibility determinations unless there is evidence to support overturning them.