Law 920 Administrative Law
Establishment of administrative tribunals and limits on discretion. Notice and hearing, orders, methods of judicial relief, scope of judicial review. This course covers how administrative agencies fit into the legal scheme, and the extent to which they are subject to the control of the legislature, the executive, and, most importantly, the courts. Careful analysis is given to the nature and extent of substantive and procedural requirements imposed upon agencies by the courts, and, in some cases, by the Congress, notably through the Administrative Procedure Act. Methods of judicial review of administrative action, and obstacles thereto, are also covered.
RECOMMENDED: Transfer students should complete Constitutional Law I (Law 820) before taking this class.