Written by attorney Athena Jeanette Long Ponce

Understanding the Arbitrary and Capricious Standard Upon Appeal from a State Agency’s Decision

If one wants to challenge the final decision of a state agency, they may be able to appeal that decision to a higher court. For the appeal to be successful, there must be a basis for overturning or amending the agency’s decision, such as a finding that the decision was “arbitrary and capricious."

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