Five Points Road Joint Venture v. Johanns, 542 F.3d 1121 (7th Cir. 2008)

(Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA) applies to USDA administrative appeals; NAD proceedings meet the definition of “adjudication,” provide an opportunity for a hearing and are on the record; thus, prevailing party may recover attorney fees and expenses if administrative officer determines that government’s position was not substantially justified).