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Law and the Administrative Process (with Infotrac)by John M. Scheb
Synopses & Reviews
Examine federal and state law with LAW AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS (WITH INFOTRAC). In addition to traditional administrative law topics, such as delegation of legislative authority to agencies, constitutional aspects, statutory framework, investigations, rulemaking, adjudication, and judicial review, the authors also present authoritative chapters on the evolution of the administrative state, political control of agencies, rights of public employees, governmental liability, and the future of administrative law. Excerpted judicial decisions following each chapter.
Book News Annotation:
This textbook begins with a broad discussion of the role of administrative law in American government, its history and evolution, its connection to the Constitution, and its relationship to the statutory framework. It then addresses investigation and enforcement, rule making, adjudication, political control, judicial review, public employee rights, and government liability. While focusing on federal institutions, agencies, statutes, and decisions, the book also addresses state and local issues. The authors are a retired appeals court judge and a professor of political science at the University of Tennessee.
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A unique, new and current text for the Administrative Law course, LAW AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS provides brief but insightfully edited cases and examination of both state and federal law. Furthermore, the book addresses both practical and theoretical issues for a comprehensive and thorough text that is accessible to students who need guidance and structure when taking this course at the undergraduate or graduate level.
About the Author
John M. Scheb served as a municipal judge in Sarasota, Florida, from 1957 to 1959. From 1959 to 1970, he served as City Attorney for the city of Sarasota. In 1974 he was appointed to the Florida District Court of Appeal, second district, a position he held until his retirement in 1992. As an appellate judge, Scheb authored numerous opinions on a wide range of legal issues, and he published articles in JUDICATURE, the STETSON LAW REVIEW, and the TENNESSEE LAW REVIEW. He is also co-author of FLORIDA APPELLATE PRACTICE AND ADVOCACY, Fourth Edition (2005), with Raymond T. Elligett, and AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM (2002), with John M. Scheb II. Until Judge Scheb served as Senior Judge for the Florida Court System and Distinguished Professorial Lecturer at Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, where he was Distinguished Professorial Lecturer, emeritus. He held the B.A. from Florida Southern College, the J.D. from the University of Florida, and the LL.M. from the University of Virginia. Judge Scheb passed away in 2010. John M. Scheb II is Professor and Head of Political Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he teaches courses in public law and the judicial process. Professor Scheb attended the University of Florida from 1974 to 1982, receiving the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in political science. Professor Scheb has authored numerous articles in professional journals, including the JOURNAL OF POLITICS, AMERICAN POLITICS QUARTERLY, POLITICAL RESEARCH QUARTERLY, LAW AND POLICY, JUDICATURE, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT REVIEW, SOCIAL SCIENCE QUARTERLY, POLITICAL BEHAVIOR, and the JUSTICE SYSTEM JOURNAL. He is coauthor of several textbooks, including AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: POLITICS AND POLITICAL CULTURE, Fifth Edition (Kendall Hunt, 2010), AN INTRODUCTION TO THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM, Second Edition (Aspen 2010), LAW AND THE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESS (Thomson/Wadsworth 2005), AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Fourth Edition (Thomson/Wadsworth 2008), and CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, Seventh Edition (Wadsworth/Cengage 2011).
Table of Contents
1. Administrative Law in American Government. 2. The Evolution of the Administrative State. 3. Constitutional Sources of Bureaucratic Power and Restraint. 4. The Statutory Framework of the Administrative Process. 5. Investigations and Enforcement. 6. Rulemaking. 7. Adjudication. 8. Political Control of Agencies. 9. Judicial Review of Agency Actions. 10. The Rights of Public Employees. 11. Governmental Liability. 12. The Future of Administrative Law Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix B: The Federal Administrative Procedure Act: Selected Provisions. Appendix C: Basic Legal Research. Glossary. Table of Cases. Index.
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