514.01 Research Methods in Administrative Law

This course focuses on administrative law research, including federal regulations, the federal rulemaking process, documents produced by federal agencies such as “no action” letters and guidance documents, and research into the enabling legislation and related legislative process. It will also cover research into legislative and regulatory stakeholders, demonstrating tools to discover information on companies, lobbyists, and individuals, with the goal of facilitating student research expertise in addressing administrative law issues in practice. Classwork will be supplemented by discussions with current practitioners in the regulatory field, demonstrating real-world issues faced by administrative lawyers.

Spring 2021

Course NumberCourse CreditsEvaluation MethodInstructorMeeting Day/TimesRoom
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Oral presentation
Short Research Assignments
Class participation
Jane Bahnson, Wickliffe Shreve
2:00 PM-3:50 PM
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.514.01.Sp21
Email list: LAW.514.01.Sp21@sakai.duke.edu
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