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Administrative Law: Home

This guide has been designed to provide resources to administrative materials.

3 Branches of Government

Administrative Law

Administrative law focuses on the exercise of government authority by the executive branch and its agencies. These agencies are created by Congress through “enabling legislation,” and are authorized to promulgate regulations which have the same force as statutory law.

Information about Governmental Agencies

The jurisdiction, structure, and function of an agency are all important when researching administrative law. Agency websites are generally excellent sources of information about their activities, personnel, and organization. The following sources provide information about what agencies do, how they are organized, and the laws and regulations under which they operate.