I. Practice Problem
a. Issue A procedural challenge by the chamber of commerce arguing that the
agency failed to follow procedures required under the APA
Difference between guidance docs and rules that go through N&C are that
N&C rules have rule of l
LEGREG CHECKLIST OUTLINE
Is the meaning of the text clear?
How do we determine textual meaning?
Do we use dictionaries or personal experience?
Which parts of dictionaries do we use primary v secondary meanings?
a.iii. Which dictionaries r
Practice Problem Answer
-Not very complex
-Identifies the issues and approaches of interpretation
Section 5 of voting rights of 1965
A (covered) jurisdiction where there is racial voter suppression, must obtain preclearance
before enforcing any new voting
Legislation & Regulation Outline
How ought we to allocate decisionmaking authority among the government. How we allocate
that power among Congress/President, courts, administrative agencies. It all has to do with
allocation of power.
LEG REG LONG OUTLINE
THE LEGISLATIVE POWER AND THE INTERPRETATION OF STATUTES
A. Introduction to Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
1. Any interpretation of law passed by Congress must start with the text itself.
a. Ordinary/plain meaning: what a
The Great Stern Con Law 1 Outline
The Nature and Scope of Judicial Review
A. Federalist Ppr. #10
1. Written by James Madison advocated created of a united Republic
(representative govt) - to minimize danger of factions i.e. independent
I. NATURE AND SCOPE OF JUDICIAL REVIEW:
Focus: What is the court authorized to hear? Principles that guide when the
Supreme Court can and can not resolve a particular issue.
Federalist No. 10
Federalist papers were designed as propaganda to persuade ci
Practice Problem 2
Seidenfeld, Leg. Reg. 2011
Suppose Congress has enacted the "Wetlands Preservation Act," (WPA or Act) which states as its
purpose ensuring the "viability of significant wetland area as healthy ecosystems." The Act
provides among other t
World Wide Water
How will water problems
(shortages, poor water
quality, or floods) impact
US interests over the
next 30 years?
The lack of adequate water will
be a destabilizing factor in some