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Course Details

Course Code: PADM611 Course ID: 3551 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course provides an introduction to the law and legal system as it applies to public administration and policy. It covers the interrelation of norms, moral codes and formal laws. The attempt to address social concerns with new laws and regulations has created increased pressure in the courts and legislative chambers. This course examines the sources, influences, operation and consequences of law and public policy formation, and analyzes public policy initiatives from political and legal aspects as to their intentions, achievable aims, and intended and unintended outcomes.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  1. Analyze the nature of law and its limits for governing behavior utilizing Supreme Court decisions.
  2. Evaluate the restrictions on federal government action under regulatory guidance or case law.
  3. Evaluate the Constitutional restraints/requirements for public officials as they apply to the rights of the individual citizen.
  4. Distinguish how an executive agency makes rules and regulations.
  5. Examine Federal regulations and laws in the public policy process.
  6. Analyze the application of regulatory and case law guidance on complex legal and diverse cultural situations.
  7. Interpret common constitutional issues presented in public service controversies and their ethical implications for solving public problems.

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to

  1. Analyze the nature of law and its limits for governing behavior utilizing Supreme Court decisions.
  2. Evaluate the restrictions on federal government action under regulatory guidance or case law.
  3. Evaluate the Constitutional restraints/requirements for public officials as they apply to the rights of the individual citizen.
  4. Distinguish how an executive agency makes rules and regulations.
  5. Examine Federal regulations and laws in the public policy process.
  6. Analyze the application of regulatory and case law guidance on complex legal and diverse cultural situations.
  7. Interpret common constitutional issues presented in public service controversies and their ethical implications for solving public problems.
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.