9780135005187

Administrative Law : Bureaucracy in a Democracy

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135005187

  • ISBN10:

    0135005183

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Using carefully edited cases, this book examines administrative law in the context of accountability and discusses administrative agencies and the laws that govern their behavior. Written in a straightforward style, it uses a theme of democracy to connect a variety of administrative law topics. Written in a straightforward style, it uses a theme of democracy to connect a variety of administrative law topics. Its flexible presentation combines both narrative and cases, which offers an easy way to include materials most relevant to the course. This edition features recent Supreme Court decisions, new sections on ethical expectations and liability, expanded coverage of computerized research, and a continued emphasis on the law, legal reasoning and agency accountability. Anyone in administrative law, legal studies, political science, public administration, and criminal justice.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Introduction
Bureaucracy and Democracy
Agency Discretion
The Requirement of Fairness
Delegation
Agency Rulemaking
Agency Investigations and Information Collection
Formal Adjudications
Accountability through Reviewability
Accountability through Accessibility
Accountability through Liability
Constitution of the United States of America
Administrative Procedure Act Excerpts
Selected Executive Orders
Researching Administrative Law Issues
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