Administrative Law

K. Sabeel Rahman

This course provides an introduction to the nature and functioning of federal administrative agencies, and to the legal and policy issues that arise. The course covers such topics as: the Constitutional position and structure of administrative agencies; the Administrative Procedure Act and agency rulemaking and adjudication; judicial review of agency actions; access to judicial review. The goal of this course is to provide students a working knowledge of the major legal issues in administrative law, as well as a familiarity with the kinds of policy, advocacy, and political issues that arise when working with federal agencies, whether as a lawyer, policymaker, or advocate.

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