After spending my younger years living and traveling throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America, learning to speak good Chinese, and several other languages well enough to order my... more
After spending my younger years living and traveling throughout Asia, Europe and Latin America, learning to speak good Chinese, and several other languages well enough to order my dinner, I managed to get my undergraduate degree in history and Asian studies. I completed graduate level work in Chinese language, and also in linguistics. Then I got a law degree, and learned how to put on a hell... view profile
Federal and state government agencies are required to follow certain procedures in order for their actions to be constitutional. For the federal government, these procedures are generally outlined by the Federal Administrative Procedure Act (FAPA). Each state government has its own set of administrative procedures as well, some of which are modeled after FAPA. An administrative law attorney specializes in administrative procedures at the federal and/or state level. Some examples of administrative agencies include the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). If, for example, the FDA passes new rules that affect your business, you may benefit from the services of an administrative law lawyer to better understand whether the FDA followed the correct procedure in passing these rules and whether you should contest them.
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