Legal Issues in Public Administration (3)

Course Level: Graduate

This course deals with the legal basis of government authority and the ways in which legal processes authorize yet limit executive action. Using statute and case law, key executives study the delegation of legislative power, rule-making, administrative appeals, and judicial review. Attention is focused on the legal issues in which key executives are most likely to become involved. Usually offered every spring. Prerequisite: admission to Executive MPA or Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program.