Administrative Law and Politics: Cases and Comments / Edition 3

Administrative Law and Politics: Cases and Comments / Edition 3

by Lief Carter, Christine Harrington
     
 

Accessible to students of political science and public administration who have no legal background, this text provides the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to administrative law available. Taking a case method approach, Administrative Law and Politics uses up-to-date cases and commentary to expound on the principles of
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Accessible to students of political science and public administration who have no legal background, this text provides the clearest and most comprehensive introduction to administrative law available. Taking a case method approach, Administrative Law and Politics uses up-to-date cases and commentary to expound on the principles of administrative law, while providing springboards for classroom debate. The text also provides an excellent balance between law and policy/politics that gives both practicing public administrators and students preparing for a career in public administration important insights into the real world politics behind the rules of administrative law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321036858
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
12/20/1999
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
660
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.05(h) x 1.41(d)

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Table of Contents

I. THE RULE OF LAW IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION.

1. Why Administrative Law?

2. The Origins and Meaning of Administrative Law.

II. ELEMENTS OF MODERN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW.

3. The Constitutional Law of Agencies.

4. The Statutory Authority of Agencies.

5. Information and Administration.

6. Informality and Formality in Administrative Law.

7. Elements of an Administrative Hearing.

8. Ambiguities in Rulemaking Procedure.

9. Enforcement of Administrative Policy.

10. Judicial Review.

III. PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN ADMINISTRATIVE LAW.

11. Liability.

12. Licensing.

13. The Law of Public Employment.

IV. EVALUATING ADMINISTRATIVE LAW.

14. Principles and Policies in Administrative Law.

Appendix A. the Informality-Formality Continuum in Administrative Law.

Appendix B. Federal Administration Procedure Act.

Uniform Law Commissioners' Model State Administrative Procedure Act (1981).

Occupational Safety and Health Act (1970).

The Constitution of the United States.

Index.

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