Course Number: 6510
Professor: Sam Kalen
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: The Administrative Law course reviews administrative law practice and procedure at the federal level. The course begins with materials on the nature and function of administrative agencies. The course then reviews agency rulemaking power, emphasizing federal Administrative Procedure Act (APA) requirements. The course then considers the adjudicative powers of administrative agencies, including an agency's obligation to afford persons due process of law. Finally, the course examines judicial review of administrative agency decisions.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Primarily lecture and class discussion, with some focus on problems presented in casebook.
Type of Exam: Three hour, in class exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: 100% Exam