LST 524 Administrative Law


Students will critically examine the form, function, and organization of administrative agencies, from the Social Security Administration to the Environmental Protection Agency, from the National Labor Relations Board to the Federal Trade Commission. Students will discuss agency rulemaking and enforcement and examine the legislative, judicial, and executive control of those functions.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Critically examine the form, function, and organization of administrative agencies, from the Social Security Administration to the Environmental Protection Agency, from the National Labor Relations Board to the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Describe the content of the rules of administrative law.
  • Give an account of the basic concepts of administrative law.
  • Classify and relate specific problems in relation to the rules of administrative law.
  • Assess the relevance and significance of different kinds of rules, taking account of decided cases (court cases, ombudsman’s decision and administrative decisions) in relation to question of administrative law.
  • Discuss agency rulemaking and enforcement and examine the legislative, judicial, and executive control of those functions.