Administrative Law

SLN #: 21325
Course Prefix: LAW-600
Course Section: 001
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: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class - Completely Secure
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Per the College of Law policy the professor reserves the right to withdraw a student for excessive absence

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.