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About the Book

Basic Administrative Law for Paralegals


Fourth Edition

Anne Adams

2009. 378 pages. Paperback. ISBN: 978-0-7355-7773-2. Instructor's Manual with Test Bank and PowerPoint slides. Electronic Workbook on CD. (Ancillary materials also included on CD-ROM.)

About the Book

This clear and up-to-date introduction to Administrative Law, written specifically for the paralegal, is a straight-forward text that explains how administrative agencies are created, how they are structured, and how they function. Classroom tested through three editions, Basic Administrative Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition, offers not only a grounding in the basics of Administrative Law but practical advice for employment opportunities for paralegals in the field.

Among the features that make this text such a reliable resource:

  • thorough topical coverage, from how administrative agencies are created to agency discretion, rules and regulations, clients’ rights, investigations, informal and formal proceedings, and judicial review
  • numerous visual aids and learning tools, such as charts and figures, examples, chapter summaries, key terms, and review questions
  • end-of-chapter activities and resources, including crossword puzzles, fill-in-the blank exercises, and lists of useful websites
  • an electronic workbook on CD bound into the book, providing ample opportunity for practice
  • a chapter dedicated to paralegal skills and careers, delving into career opportunities for paralegals in both the private and public sectors

New to the Fourth Edition:

  • the electronic workbook has been thoroughly updated and offers research exercises and guidance for accessing laws, rules, and agencies online
  • the "Paralegal Practice" boxes contain new topics, including retirement and immigration law
  • updated government forms

Now available as an eBook here!!

Preface / Sample Chapters