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Administrative Law

Authority for Administrative Agencies

Authority for Administrative Agencies

This course provides survey of administrative law, dealing with the powers of administrative agencies. Topics covered include constitutional limitations, rulemaking and adjudication, judicial review, and statutory laws governing administrative agencies.


Administrative law concerns the exercise of power by administrative agencies. In this lesson, we’ll discuss the nature and types of administrative agencies, and the two major sources of administrative power, the Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act, or APA.

I.               What is an Agency

Agencies are any authority of the federal government other than Congress, the courts, the president, and the governments of...