Welcome to the web page for Koch, Jordan, and Murphy, Administrative Law: Cases and Materials (7th Edition). We will post new materials as they become available. Typically, these will be the latest decisions from the United States Supreme Court and the Courts of Appeals, Executive Orders and other actions of the Executive Branch, and legislative developments in Congress. Scroll down and you will see that you can quickly find the new material related to each chapter of the book.

Chapter-by-Chapter Updates

Chapter 1 - Administration: Goals, Powers, and Constitutionality

p. 80, new note 4.a. A circuit split over ALJ appointments

p. 85, new note 7.a. Removal power and single-headed “independent” agencies.

p. 90, revision to note 11

Chapter 2 - Introduction to Agency Decisionmaking - Matching the Process to the Task

No new material.

Chapter 3 - The Process for Making Policy Decisions: Rulemaking

p. 175, new Note 2.a., Executive orders, “regulatory budgeting,” and direct presidential control.

Chapter 4 - The Process for Individual Decisions: Adjudication

No new material.

Chapter 5 - Judicial Review of Agency Action

p. 520, new note 4.a. The Supreme Court clarifies (?) the meaning of "concrete" injury

p. 576, new note 6.a., More on finality and the second prong of Bennett

p. 681, new note 8.a., Arbitrariness as a threshold question

Chapter 6 - Agency Power to Gather Information

No new material.

Chapter 7 - Open Government

No new material.