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Judicial Review of Agency Action Under the APA

Learn about judicial review of agency adjudications under the Administrative Procedure Act.


I. Introduction

Thus far, we’ve considered courts reviewing agency actions for constitutionality, for compliance with congressional enactments, and for compliance with an agency’s own regulations. But other issues arise under Chapter Seven of the Administrative Procedure Act. These issues generally don’t implicate the court-made judicial-review standards such as those arising out of Chevron U.S.A., Inc. v. Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc., 467 U.S. 837 (1984); Bowles v. Seminole Rock...