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Lawrence M. Friedman and Grant M. Hayden

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780190460587

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460587.001.0001

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The Structure of American Law: Executing Policy

The Structure of American Law: Executing Policy

(p.105) 6 The Structure of American Law: Executing Policy
American Law

Lawrence M. Friedman

Grant M. Hayden

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the executive branch and the role of administrative law. It begins with a history of the rise of the administrative state. Next, it lays out a typology of administrative bodies, classifying them by subject matter and structure, and looks at the issue of agency capture. Finally, the chapter examines how courts and legislatures exert control over administrative agencies.

Keywords:   executive, agency, administrative law, agency capture, regulation, deregulation, Administrative Procedure Act

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