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LAWS 7731 Administrative Law (Fall/Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will examine the legal framework for the work of administrative agencies. We will explore the sources of authority for agency action under the U.S. Constitution and will examine the accountability of agencies to the legislative and executive branches of government. The course will survey the procedures that agencies must follow when they engage in rulemaking, enforcement, and adjudication. We will study the role of the courts in overseeing agency action. This course is intended to introduce students to regulatory agencies in a variety of substantive fields of law, such as financial, environmental, healthcare, immigration, labor, to name a few.


Instructor(s): Wirth

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 06-Mar-14