Research Paper On U.S. Administrative Case Law
The subject of the paper will either be on an administrative case or an aspect of the administrative law process. The student will research an administrative law case and prepare a paper reporting and analyzing an aspect of the process or result. In your analysis, be sure to discuss some of the material addressed in this course. The paper should be well thought-out and well written. Your paper should also have the following sections:
- Analysis of the Issue
- Alternative Points of Views (Pros and cons)
- Your Own Point of View
All papers submitted will be typewritten, doubled-spaced, 6-8 pages (excluding title page, table of contents and bibliography). The font should be 12 point and the type style Times Roman, Courier or equivalent. Full and proper citation is expected. Citations in the text of your paper must reference a complete list of works cited at the end of the paper. The paper should be done using the APA style manual. Wikipedia, blogs etc. are not considered as academic sources…please use scholarly (journal) articles to help in writing this paper. Also, please note that excessive citation although referenced is still considered plagiarism. This paper should reflect undergraduate level work in content, appearance, organization, grammar, and effort. Use the grading rubric in your syllabus as a guide! Students are required to submit the document in MS Word.
Case to use
United States v. Mead Corp. (2001) – What level of deference should an agency’s interpretation receive when not intended to have the “force of law”? How to decide if Congress intended to have the “force of law”?