Skills & Values: Administrative Law


Skills & Values: Administrative Law



Skills & Values: Administrative Law allows students to experience the connection among theory, doctrine, and practice in administrative law. The exercises provide an opportunity for studying concepts from the perspective of a practicing attorney who must not only know the law, but also employ lawyering skills and values - such as legal strategy, factual development, advocacy, counseling, drafting, problem solving, and ethical principles - in zealously representing a client.

Each chapter in Skills & Values: Administrative Law addresses a specific topic covered in most administrative law school courses. The chapters begin with an introduction to help bridge the gap between the actual practice of law and the doctrine and theory studied in class. Students will then have the opportunity to engage in active, "hands-on" learning by working through a stand-alone exercise that simulates a real-life legal dilemma. The exercises are as authentic as possible, incorporating materials such as legal pleadings, motions, correspondence, judicial opinions, statutes, discovery materials, and deposition excerpts. The self-assessment tool included at the end of each chapter suggests ways that a practicing attorney might have approached each exercise. It is not meant to provide "the answer," but to identify issues and strategies students should have considered in order to effectively represent a client.


9781422483282 (pb.), 9780327176206 (e-book)

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New Providence, NJ


Administrative law-United States, Administrative procedure-United States, Administrative courts-United States, Skills and Values series


Administrative Law | Law


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Copies available in the Jerome Hall Law Library, KF 5402 .A84 2012

Skills & Values: Administrative Law