Vol. 8, No. 5, February 2006

Administrative Law

[Updated 7/06/12]


Code of Federal Regulations

This site provides the full text of the administrative regulations of United States federal agencies, codified as the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Each title is updated annually. It is accessible by searching or browsing. Historical data is available from 1996 through the present.

Federal Register

The Federal Register contains the text of proposed regulations and amendments, as well as some presidential materials. It is available here from 1994 (volume 59) to the present, searchable by keywords. The Table of Contents from 1998 on is browseable. For current issues, the table of contents is available in a daily email update; information for the next day's issue is also available online.

WEX: Administrative Law

This overview of administrative law is available from Wex, a project creating a collaborative, public-access legal dictionary and encyclopedia. Hosted by the Legal Information Institute and Cornell Law School, this brief summary explains the function and general scope of administrative law. Relevant links to federal and state materials are provided.

ABA Administrative and Regulatory Law News

The Administrative Law Section of the American Bar Association publishes this newsletter. Editions are online and freely available back to 1996. Each issue discusses recent court decisions and news articles that bear on topics of administrative and regulatory law. Issues are published four times each year. Information about the Administrative Law Journal is also available here. The Table of Contents is provided from 1997 (v. 49) along with selected abstracts. (Full text of the articles is available on Lexis or Westlaw).

ABA Administrative Procedures Database

Another collaborative project, organized through Florida State University, this site posts links to federal and state administrative law materials, including information about proposals for reform. Links to each state's Administrative Procedures Act, as well as related model acts and organizations, are included as well.

Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges

Many agencies of the federal government provide information on the workings of their administrative law judges. On this page, the Department of Labor (DOL) makes information available regarding the administrative law system and the procedures used by this office, as well as the results of hearings and cases docketed.


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