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Administrative Law

Nondelegation Doctrine

Nondelegation Doctrine

Study the contours of the nondelegation doctrine, which prohibits Congress from delegating its legislative power to any other branch of the government, and learn how it limits agency action under the doctrine of separation of powers.


Administrative law is primarily concerned with the exercise of power by government agencies. As you may know, agencies in the executive branch are granted the power to administrate by a variety of sources, such as the Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act. Today, we’ll be discussing the nondelegation doctrine and how it limits agency action under the separation of powers.

The Constitution divides the United States government into three branches: executive, legislative, and...