This course introduces students to a rapidly expanding area of law. Students learn how and why administrative agencies are created, how they establish rules, and how they investigate and enforce those rules. Students will also learn how to assist clients to obtain benefits under some administrative agencies, how to fill out administrative agencies' forms, and how to challenge administrative agencies' decisions. Some administrative agencies, Social Security Administration, for one, permits paralegals to represent clients. Federal and New York administrative agencies are covered. One class hour.
Course Offered Fall only
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Fall Semester 2015