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Fall 2021
5382 Administrative Law - KUMAR- 13045

Professor(s): Sapna Kumar (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 
Health Law

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location: 209  BLB

Course Outline: Administrative agencies execute laws affecting almost every aspect of daily life—including regulating labor relations, setting tariff rates, issuing patents, and enforcing air pollution standards. This course does not focus on the substantive law of any particular agency; it instead covers principles and procedures common to all agencies, derived in large part from the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act. We will examine the sources of agency authority, the limitations on agency actions, the procedures that agencies must use in rule-making and adjudication, and the availability and scope of judicial review of agency actions.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 7/23/21

Course Notes: (DistanceEd)  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.


Prerequisites:  None

First Day Assignments: pp. 27–30, 35–40, 66–82, 183–187

Final Exam Schedule: 12/14 1-4pm  240 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials (6/8/2021 3:30:49 PM)

Book(s) Required

Hickman/Pierce Administrative Law 3d ed. ISBN 9781642422580