Law & the Regulatory State-Admin Law



SLN #: 14673
Course Prefix: LAW-598
Course Section: 003
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Hessick

Course Description:
A large portion of federal law comes from administrative agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Labor Relations Board, and the Department of Defense. This class examines the institutional role and legitimacy of these federal administrative agencies. Topics will include the source of administrative authority; the rationale for delegation of authority to administrative agencies; constitutional constraints on agency power; the different forms of agency rulemaking; agency adjudication of facts and law; the scope and purpose of judicial review of agency action; and the degree to which administrative agencies exercise executive, legislative and judicial powers.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None