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Understanding Series: Understanding Administrative Law

  • Edition : 6th ed., 2012
  • Author(s) : Fox
    • ISBN: 9781422498651
    • SKU: 85001
    • Condition: New
    • Format: Paperback


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This Understanding Administrative Law treatise helps both students and practitioners grasp the fundamental concepts of administrative law. It concentrates on the process of administrative decision-making rather than the substantive law of a particular agency. While the book discusses the major cases and statutes covered in law school casebooks, it goes beyond a mere academic treatment of the subject. The author conveys a real-world sense of administrative law by presenting how a client’s case moves through an agency and how a lawyer handles the various issues arising in administrative disputes. This text offers numerous suggestions on ways to identify and address administrative problems, and is therefore more helpful than commercial outlines and other study aids that merely paraphrase statutes or recite case holdings.

This text includes a significant amount of discussion on trends in administrative law such as deregulation and regulatory reform, and alternative dispute resolution. While the focus is on federal administrative decision-making, there is also some discussion of state administrative law.

Table of Contents includes:
External Controls on Administrative Agencies - The Legislative Branch;
External Controls on Administrative Agencies - The Executive Branch;
The Exercise of Agency Power;
Agency Decision-Making: The Constitutional Limitations;
Agency Decision-Making: Choosing Rule or Order;
Rule Making;
Trial-type Proceedings;
Informal Agency Action;
Judicial Review of Agency Action: Getting Into Court;
Judicial Review: Staying in Court;
Judicial Review: Review on the Merits;
Private Actions against the Government and Government Officials;
Obtaining Government Information;
New Directions in Administrative Law.

The Lexis-Nexis/Matthew Bender Understanding Series is reknowned among law students and legal practitioners for offering comprehensive treatments on over 30 legal topic areas. These books complement legal hornbooks to provide superlative legal reference tools.
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