Administrative Law

 

NOTE: This course has multiple, different course descriptions. Make sure you read the correct one for the section in which you wish to register.

Administrative Law - Professor William Funk (Fall 2022)

  • Course Number: LAW-100
  • Course Type: Foundational
  • Credits: 3
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by Registrar
  • Description: Administrative law is the law relating to administrative agencies. It includes constitutional law (especially separation of powers and procedural due process), federal statutory law (especially the Administrative Procedure Act), and the judicial decisions interpreting them. The validity of government agencies’ actions depends on compliance with administrative law. Thus, lawyers for agencies, regulated industries, and public interest groups are vitally concerned with administrative law. This course uses a problem orientation to stress practical application of administrative law.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Students may choose between a True/False/Multiple Choice exam or a traditional written exam. In addition, there is a mandatory minimum class participation (by participating in class as well as in a TWEN discussion forum), and outstanding class participation may affect the final grade.
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no

 

Administrative Law - Professor Lisa Benjamin (Spring 2023)

  • Course Number: LAW-100
  • Course Type: Foundational
  • Credits: 3
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by Registrar
  • Description: Administrative law is the law relating to administrative agencies. It includes constitutional law (especially separation of powers and procedural due process), federal statutory law (especially the Administrative Procedure Act), and state statutory law. The validity of government agencies’ actions depends on compliance with administrative law. Thus, lawyers for agencies, regulated industries, and public interest groups are vitally concerned with administrative law. This course focuses on federal administrative law, helping students develop a practical understanding of administrative law, using quizzes and regular written discussion questions.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Evaluation will be based on a combination of quizzes taken throughout the semester, class participation, answers to written discussion questions, and a final exam. Students should be prepared to complete and submit work throughout the semester.
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no

 

Administrative Law - Professor Nick Fromherz (Summer 2022)

  • Course Number: LAW-100
  • Course Type: Foundational
  • Credits: 3
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by Registrar
  • Description: Administrative law is the law relating to administrative agencies. It includes constitutional law (especially separation of powers and procedural due process), federal statutory law (especially the Administrative Procedure Act), and state statutory law. The validity of government agencies’ actions depends on compliance with administrative law. Thus, lawyers for agencies, regulated industries, and public interest groups are vitally concerned with administrative law. This course uses a problem orientation to stress practical application of administrative law.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Final exam; class participation (students will be expected to view the class videos and participate in the discussion boards in the time frames allotted)
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no