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Administrative Law Treatise, Sixth Edition

By Richard J. Pierce, Kristin E. Hickman
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Lawyers and judges across the United States have discovered that when it comes to administrative law, there is really only one authority: Administrative Law Treatise by Richard J. Pierce and Kristin E. Hickman.

Cited by the courts more than 4,000 times, this definitive three volume work now in its Sixth Edition brings you analysis of the latest developments with all the practical guidance and knowledge you need to plan and present an effective case before the courts. When your clients confront government administrative action whether it's rulemaking, adjudication, or investigation, do what your colleagues do: turn to the undisputed leader in the field. Richard J. Pierce and Kristin E. Hickman show you the most effective approaches to any agency action, policy or procedure. You'll get answers to such questions as:

  • Which due process protections do individuals and companies enjoy under administrative law?
  • What are the limits of an agency's power to subpoena, inspect, and gain access to records?
  • When must an agency provide an oral evidentiary hearing?
  • How and when are agencies likely to use their rulemaking power to resolve factual disputes?

The authors also provide a unique, in-depth treatment of agency discretionary power, especially in relation to evidence in oral hearings and other essential matters of practice. There's no need to look elsewhere for the law that governs such areas as:

  • SEC rulemaking, Medicare and Medicaid
  • Jurisdiction in telecommunications disputes
  • Warrantless inspection of premises
  • FOIA exemptions
  • Agency power to make retroactive rules
  • Immunity of agency employees
  • Regulation of toxic substances in the workplace
  • Allocation of gas and electric services
  • Criteria for evidence of disability
  • Control of regional transportation authorities
  • INS deportation, and more.

Administrative Law Treatise, Sixth Edition, provides incomparable authority and guidance on the administrative law governing these and virtually every other significant agency power or procedure. If you practice before government agencies, act as agency counsel, or are connected with appeals involving agencies, you'll find that courts listen to Richard J. Pierce and Kristin E. Hickman.

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Previous Edition: Administrative Law Treatise, Fifth Edition, ISBN 9780735580473

Pages 2836
Last Updated 06/02/2021
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Product Line Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.
ISBN 9781543801361
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Table of Contents

Volume I

  • Chapter 1 The Administrative Process
  • Chapter 2 Philosophical and Constitutional Foundations
  • Chapter 3 Statutory and Regulatory Interpretation in Administrative Law
  • Chapter 4 Rules
  • Chapter 5 Rulemaking Procedure
  • Chapter 6 Statutory Requirements for Adjudication
  • Chapter 7 Due Process

Volume II

  • Chapter 8 Investigation
  • Chapter 9 Evidence
  • Chapter 10 Judicial Review of Adjudicative Fact Finding
  • Chapter 11 Judicial Review and Reasoned Decisionmaking
  • Chapter 12 The Harmless Error Rule
  • Chapter 13 Statutes of Limitations for Judicial Review
  • Chapter 14 Agency Delay
  • Chapter 15 Estoppel, Retroactivity, Res Judicata, and Collateral Estoppel
  • Chapter 16 Primary Jurisdiction
  • Chapter 17 Exhaustion, Finality, and Ripeness
  • Chapter 18 Standing

Volume III

  • Chapter 19 Discretion and Reviewability
  • Chapter 20 Remedies
  • Chapter 21 The Freedom of Information Act and Other Open Government Acts
  • Chapter 22 Tort Liability of Governments and Their Employees


Table of Cases

Table of Authorities


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