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College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022
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LEGA 2160 - Proceedings Under Administrative Agencies

Credit Hours: 2.00


Prerequisites: LEGA 2010 

This course presents procedures for preparing cases for hearings before an administrative agency including researching appropriate regulations, preparing complaints and other phases of pleading, applying for execution of an order by the administrator, preparing claims for preliminary examination, providing data sought by administrative subpoena, taking depositions, and making discovery orders for preliminary examination.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain the importance of various federal and state administrative agencies.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Define administrative law.
  2. Identify federal administrative agencies and state administrative agencies.
  3. Differentiate between federal administrative agencies and state administrative agencies.
  4. Explain the origin of administrative law and agencies.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to explain the function federal or state administrative agencies serve in regulating certain professional businesses’ and private citizen’s activities.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Discuss the nature, formation, powers, and operation of state and federal agencies.
  2. Describe the investigative powers that can be exerted by federal or state administrative agencies.
  3. Identify the investigative powers that can be exerted by federal or state administrative agencies.
  4. Identify restrictive legislation to curb administrative agencies’ powers.
  5. Explain restrictive legislation to curb administrative agencies’ powers.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to prepare a case before state and federal administrative agencies.

Objectives:: The student will:

  1. Identify the rules of procedure in preparing cases and practicing before state or federal administrative agencies.
  2. Apply the rules of procedure in practicing before state or federal administrative agencies.
  3. Discuss the remedies available to a private citizen or a professional business within the administrative arena.
  4. Identify the scope of judicial review.
  5. Explain the scope of judicial review.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to prepare documents for hearings before state administrative agencies that have most active litigation in the State of Michigan.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify certain state administrative agencies that have the most active litigation in the State of Michigan.
  2. Distinguish between certain state administrative agencies that have the most active litigation in the State of Michigan.
  3. Discuss those state administrative agencies that have the most active litigation in the State of Michigan.
  4. Apply the rules of procedure in preparing a case and in practicing before those state administrative agencies.
  5. Gather information from private citizens or from professional businesses to assist in preparing the necessary documents for hearings before the state administrative agencies.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
Session and Topic:

  1. Origin of Administrative Law and Agencies
  2. Powers, Junctions, and Jurisdiction of Administrative Agencies
  3. Scope of Juridical Review
  4. Agency’s Investigative Powers
  5. Agencies Adoption of Informal Pretrial Systems and Procedures
  6. Administrative Procedures Act
  7. Open Meetings Act
  8. Freedom of Information Act
  9. Michigan Liquor Control Commission
  10. Michigan Unemployment Agency
  11. Bureau of Worker’s Disability Compensation
  12. Appellate Courts Authority to Review an Agency’s Decision

Primary Faculty
Manatine, Jennifer R.
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Johnson, Elise
Dean
Balsamo, Michael



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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