Edited by a leading public law scholar at Yale Law School, Foundations of Administrative Law is the first major reader in the field since the 1970s. It provides 42 readings on the administrative process by prominent legal scholars, political scientists, economists, sociologists, and judges. Offering a rich variety of intellectual perspectives and methodologies, the text examines historical, theoretical, statutory, and comparative aspects of administrative law. Major topics include the theoretical and historical foundations of the administrative state, the federal and state Administrative Procedure Acts, the determinants of agency behavior, different models of procedural justice and effective governance, the control of administrative discretion, comparative administrative process, and the future of the administrative state. Each chapter contains an introduction, notes, questions, and bibliographic references.
This volume is part of the Interdisciplinary Readers in Law series (Roberta Romano, General Editor). Designed as a collection of supplementary texts for law school courses, the series collects important essays from leading economists, political scientists, philosophers, historians, and legal scholars, reflecting the broad range of scholarship that informs contemporary law. Other volumes in the series include Foundations of Tort Law (Saul Levmore, Editor), Foundations of Corporate Law (Roberta Romano, Editor), and Foundations of Contract Law (Richard Craswell and Alan Schwartz, Editors).show more