Coronavirus Information and Update: Fall 2021 Plans

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 Melissa Powers

  • 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 helping students develop a practical understanding of administrative law, using quizzes, hypotheticals, 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 submitted every other week, and a final exam (multiple-choice, short answer, or true/false with explanations). Students should be prepared to complete and submit work throughout the semester, as the majority of the course grade will not be based on the final exam.
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no

 

Administrative Law - Professor Lisa Benjamin

  • 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 2021)

  • 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