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Foundations of Administrative Law

Peter Schuck, Simeon E. Baldwin Professor Emeritus of Law, Yale University

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An interdisciplinary anthology designed for use in a law school, grad school, or undergraduate courses on administrative law. Its selected readings cover subjects including foundations of the administrative state, historical foundations, the Administrative Procedure Act, models of procedure justice and effective governance, comparative administrative process, and the future of administrative law. The Foundations of Law Series offers a collection of comprehensive readings that provide an interdisciplinary perspective on a substantive legal field. Edited by scholars who have made important contributions, the readings are designed to provide an accessible introduction to the leading scholarship in a field. Accompanying notes and questions permit students to engage fully in the literature on their own, as well as to aid their understanding of material covered in classes.

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I - The Theoretical Foundations of the Administrative State
II - The Historical Foundations of Administrative Law
III - The Administrative Procedure Act
IV - The Determinants of Agency Behavior
V - Models of Procedural Justice and Effective Governance
VI - Controlling Administrative Discretion
VII - Comparative Administrative Process
VIII - The Future of Administrative Law