A study of the process of lawmaking and law application by the executive departments and agencies of government and their control by the legislature and the courts. The primary emphasis is on the frequently competing goals of effective government, administrative discretion and fairness to affected parties. A part of the course is designed to give students insights into the allocation of law and policy making among executive, legislative and judicial branches. Another part focuses on administrative procedure and the various constitutional, statutory and common law underpinnings of such procedures.
|T 6:00-7:15 PM||Klein 8B|
|Th 7:30-9:30 PM||Klein 8B|
Please note that the class on Thursday is scheduled to end at 9:30PM for approximately 6 class sessions. The other Thursday classes will end at 8:45PM.