In this new edition, author Steven J. Cann once again enlivens the topic of United States administrative law through the use of recent and "classic" legal cases to make it accessible and interesting to students. Administrative Law, Fourth Edition is an engaging casebook that presents a unique problem-solving framework that contrasts democracy with the administrative state. This novel approach places the often complex subject matter of U.S. administrative law into a more comprehensible context. The Fourth Edition has been completely updated and revised and includes many new cases to reflect changes in the law since the year 2000.
Schwartz provides a masterly exposition of administrative law through a comparative study of the French droit administratif, arguably the most sophisticated Continental model. As Vanderbilt points out in his introduction, this is an important field that involves much more than administrative procedure. It deals directly with some of the most crucial issues of modern government regarding the distribution of power between governmental units, the resulting effect on the freedom of the individual and on the strength and stability of the state. Reprint of the sole edition. "[T]his book represents a significant achievement.... Unlike so many volumes that roll off the press these days, it fills a r...
Exceptionally clear and incisive, Administrative Law is the essential guide to understanding this challenging area of the law. The author uses a variety of learning features to make complex points accessible and also to encourage reflection and debate. Chapters start with a 'look for' section which outlines the key ideas in each chapter, pop quizzes appear throughout, and each chapter is wrapped up with a 'take home message', critical questions, and a list of further reading. Online resources This book is accompanied by the following online resources: - Notes on key cases and legislations - Guidance on answering the questions in the text - Links to useful resources - Glossary of key terms used in the text - A guide for lecturerson possible ways of approaching the material in the book
This new edition of the leading English-language text in its field offers a complete and current overview of droit administratif, which is regarded (alongside the Napoleonic Code) as the most notable achievement of French legal science. The book includes eleven expanded appendices--with statistics, model pleadings, and other illustrations--and will prove an invaluable source for information on the courts, their procedures, and their case-loads. The approach throughout the volume is comparative, with many references to developments in UK common law and in the EC institutions.
Administrative Law Text and Materials combines carefully selected extracts from key cases, articles and other sources with detailed commentary. An invaluable resource for undergraduates studying administrative law, it provides truly comprehensive coverage of the subject.
Administrative law may best be defined by describing what it encompasses: it is that branch of law which deals with the individual versus governmental or administrative power. It covers court restraint of actions or inactions of public institutions, administrative processes of central and local government, parliamentary and subordinate legislat on and the means and procedures by which the rights of individuals are protected against abuse of power by public or local authorities, public corporations, tribunals and other bodies which discharge functions of public nature entrusted to them by law for the benefit of the citizen. It is hoped that this book will act as a wake-up call to all those wh...
Administrative Law is a text written for college students taking an introductory course in Administrative Law. The goal of the text is to take the mystery out of administrative law and is organized into three parts: creation of agencies, what agencies do, and how agencies are controlled. This organization brings clarity to the subject matter and allows students to focus on individual concepts while not losing sight of the big picture. The text uses a variety of practical examples to show how agencies are created, what they do, and how they are controlled. The emphasis of the text is on the function and control of agency processes, and is presented in a way that shows relevance to the student s every day life, leaving them with a working knowledge of how agencies operate. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Cases & Materials on Constitutional and Administrative Law provides you with a comprehensive selection of legal resources to accompany your studies. Extracts from leading cases, academic works, and political documents are drawn together with incisive author commentary and thought-provoking questions to highlight the historical debates and ongoing development of the subject. The authors take a critical look at the doctrines of constitutional law and the principles of administrative law, showing how the constitution operates in relation to Parliament, the Executive, and the citizen. The eleventh edition has been fully revised and updated with new extracts and commentary from recent case law and legislation, and also features a new chapter on devolution.
The volume is a thoroughly revised edition of the author's book on German Administrative Law which was first published in 1985. From the perspective of a common law jurisdiction the author presents the basic framework of German administrative law, along the lines administrative law is understood in the English speaking world. It covers all the essential elements of German administrative law. It is updated to include the latest developments and the impact of EC law in different spheres.