For our class, we will use the term litigation to mean the entire formal judicial process of
settling a legal claim.
The following is a nice description of civil litigation (from: About Careers;
The above list was taken from P. A. Curtis Guide to Food Laws and Regulations (Blackwell
Publishing, 2005, pg. 4-5), with the exception of the addition of Administrative Law to the
list. Administrative law was added because it is a major focus of this c
In this set of slides we will cover the basics of United States Government structure. Many
of the slides contain citations (typically toward the bottom of the slide) to references that
discuss the particular topic. You are not required to read the cited m
There are administrative agency-promulgated rules and regulations, orders, and decisions
at both the federal and state levels.
You may recall that the power of the federal government is diffused in our legal system
through checks-and-balances. The struc