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Main Title Administrative rulemaking : winning strategies when using or opposing federal agency rules /
Author O'Reilly, James T.
Publisher Thomson/West,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 181910200
Subjects Administrative procedure--United States ; Judicial review of administrative acts--United States ; Administrative regulation drafting--United States
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJCM  ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Law Library/Washington,DC 08/22/2008
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) ; 25 cm
"Mat #40584107." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Why care about federal rulemaking? -- Definitions -- Avoiding rulemaking procedures -- Initiation of a rule: ideas, directives, and petitions -- Developing the rule -- Making, assembling, and responding to comments -- Analysis and impact requirements -- Agency handling of rulemaking comments -- Negotiated rules & consent settlements -- Preambles & history of rules -- Political influence on final rules -- Making a rule "final" and "effective" -- How do courts review final rules? -- Courts respond to delays in rulemaking or refusals to adopt rules -- Procedural defenses against rulemaking litigation -- When is a rule arbitrary or otherwise vulnerable to reversal? -- Reviewing rules for substantial evidence support -- When will courts defer to agency choices in rulemaking? -- Other bases for judicial review of final rules -- Effects of congressional choices -- Preemption of state actions by federal rules -- Rulemaking contrasted to adjudication -- Appendices.