Advanced Administrative Law Seminar (LAW-700A-002)
Assessment: Grading based on class participation, journals, simulation work each student undertakes, and one final capstone paper. Pre-Requisite: Administrative Law (LAW-601) or Introduction to Public Law (LAW-652)
Educational objectives and goals: 1. Developing expertise in advanced administrative law by the study of the fundamentals of government regulation; 2. Developing competency in adjudication through simulation and role-playing pertaining to the major functions lawyers perform in regulatory practice 3. Developing expertise regarding the interrelationship between agencies, courts, and the political domain. 4. Through role-playing and simulation, developing skills designed to enhance the ability of students, as lawyers, to represent diverse interests.
Textbooks and Other Materials
The majority of the materials will be in the form of handouts. Text: For those who do not already have ADMINISTRATIVE LAW: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH, 3RD EDITION, Popper, McKee, et. al. (West 2016), by agreement with the publisher, I will provide at no cost online access to the assigned cases and materials in the text.
First Class Readings
Read (hopefully, for a number of you, re-read) pages 1-43 in the casebook. Draft a one-page assessment of your perspective on the current regulatory state.
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