Understanding Administrative Law, Sixth Edition, 2012
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This Understanding treatise is designed to help the reader grasp the fundamental concepts of administrative law. Understanding Administrative Law concentrates on the process of administrative decisionmaking but also deals with the substantive law of agencies when appropriate. As students progress through the course and later enter practice, they will find that substance and procedure become more and more intertwined and, in many instances, become almost inextricable. An awareness that there is no bright line between substance and procedure, particularly in the context of an administrative agency, is especially helpful to a thorough understanding of the subject.
A good deal of the material in this book consists of recommendations and processes to identify administrative problems and mechanisms for organizing a readers thinking when the problem is identified. Understanding Administrative Law highlights the manner in which a clients problem moves through the typical agency and the manner in which a lawyer copes with the various problems and issues encountered in representing clients before administrative agencies. In addition, this book contains a significant amount of material on trends in administrative law such as deregulation and regulatory reform. The Fifth Edition includes comprehensive references to recent cases and law review articles for readers who wish additional depth in any of the topics covered.
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - INTRODUCTION
Chapter 2 - EXTERNAL CONTROLS ON ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES - THE LEGISLATIVE BRANCH
Chapter 3 - EXTERNAL CONTROLS ON ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES - THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
Chapter 4 - THE EXERCISE OF AGENCY POWER
Chapter 5 - AGENCY DECISION MAKING: THE CONSTITUTIONAL LIMITATIONS
Chapter 6 - AGENCY DECISION-MAKING: CHOOSING RULE OR ORDER
Chapter 7 - RULEMAKING
Chapter 8 - TRIAL-TYPE PROCEEDINGS
Chapter 9 - INFORMAL AGENCY ACTION
Chapter 10 - JUDICIAL REVIEW OF AGENCY ACTION: GETTING INTO COURT
Chapter 11 - JUDICIAL REVIEW: STAYING IN COURT
Chapter 12 - JUDICIAL REVIEW: ON THE MERITS
Chapter 13 - PRIVIATE ACTIONS AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT AND GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS
Chapter 14 - OBTAINING GOVERNMENT INFORMATION
Chapter 15 - NEW DIRECTIONS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW
Appendix A Administrative Procedure Act
Appendix B Uniform Law Commissioners' Model State Administrative Procedure Act (2010)
TABLE OF CASES