administrative law


Definition of administrative law

: law dealing with the establishment, duties, and powers of and available remedies against authorized agencies in the executive branch of the government

Examples of administrative law in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Additionally, school officials in Broward, Alachua and Orange counties filed a petition to schedule a hearing before an administrative law judge. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 9 Sep. 2021 Many of these judges came up through the Obama regulatory onslaught and cut their teeth on administrative law. Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, 17 June 2021 Those residents will be allowed to present evidence against the plant to an administrative law judge at the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Elena Bruess, San Antonio Express-News, 8 Sep. 2021 Additionally, school officials in Broward, Alachua and Orange counties filed a petition to schedule a hearing before an administrative law judge., 8 Sep. 2021 The administrative law judge will unmute each phone connection one at a time and will inquire into each caller's desire to comment. Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7 Sep. 2021 In March 2018, an administrative law judge ruled that Creighton remained disabled, but that he was covered under a less severe designation called Medical Improvement Expected. Sasha Chavkin, ProPublica, 1 Sep. 2021 However, that ruling subsequently was reversed by an administrative law judge for the Illinois Department of Revenue, leaving Michael on the hook for the mansion’s full property tax bill. Bob Goldsborough,, 23 Aug. 2021 The Minneapolis field office of the NLRB, which reports to the labor board’s general counsel, will take the complaint before an administrative law judge in October if Home Depot does not settle with the employee., 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of administrative law

1810, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of administrative law was in 1810

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“Administrative law.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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Legal Definition of administrative law

: the branch of the law dealing with government agencies

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