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New Edition!
Funk, Weaver, and Shapiro's Administrative Procedure and Practice: A Contemporary Approach, 6th

By: William F. Funk, Russell L. Weaver, Sidney A. Shapiro
ISBN: 9781640208452

The 6th Edition of this popular casebook has been revised as part of the Interactive Casebook Series and, like previous editions, focuses on real problems and real administrative practice. Problems serve as the primary pedagogical tool, including problems that do not involve courts. The book raises ethical issues distinctive to government lawyers, requires students to parse statutory and regulatory text in solving problems, and orients the course around administrative law practice rather than theory. While theory is not ignored, the book focuses on reality-based problems that put theory in context. It includes the most recent important Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals cases, including King v. Burwell, with its rejection of Chevron when a case involves interpretive questions of deep “economic and political significance”; Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Ass'n, which overruled the D.C. Circuit's Alaska Hunters line of cases; Lexmark International's attempt to clarify the meaning of prudential standing; Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, with its rejection of standing absent concrete injury to a person, even when a person's statutory right has been violated; and Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes' elaboration of the test for finality.

In addition, the new edition joins the ranks of Interactive Casebooks, a new breed of casebook that features a novel visual display and layout that uses text boxes, and color/border segregated feature sections for hypotheticals, reference to scholarly debates, useful information for students, and provocative questions. A major distinguishing feature of the book is its inclusion of an accompanying electronic version with the extensive hyperlinking to Westlaw versions of legal materials, Black's Law Dictionary definitions, supplementary online resources and more.

The Sixth Edition utilizes the CasebookPlus™ platform. Anchored by faculty-authored self-assessments, CasebookPlus allows students to test their understanding of core concepts as they are learning them in class with quizzes keyed to each chapter, subject area review quizzes, and helpful explanations from the Hornbook Series®. Learn more at Faculty-CasebookPlus.com.

For more information about this title or to request a complimentary review copy, contact your West Academic Publishing Account Manager at 800-313-9378 or at accountmanager@westacademic.com

More About The Authors
William F. Funk

Professor William F. Funk is Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at Lewis & Clark Law School. Funk has published numerous articles on administrative and environmental issues, including in such publications as the Duke Law Journal, the Harvard Journal on Legislation, the Yale Journal on Regulation, the Administrative Law Review, and the U.C.L.A Journal of Environmental Law and Policy. He has chaired both the Administrative Law and Natural Resources Law Sections of the American Association of Law Schools. Funk is also active in the American Bar Association, where he recently served on the ABA's President's Task Force on Preemption of State Tort Law and where he is a Fellow of the Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice Section, which he formerly chaired and on whose Council he served. Professor Funk is also a Center for Progressive Reform Scholar, a member of the American Law Institute, and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. He has been admitted to practice in New York, the District of Columbia, and before the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Russell L. Weaver

Professor of Law and Distinguished University Scholar Russell L. Weaver teaches constitutional law, advanced constitutional law, remedies, administrative law, criminal law, and criminal procedure at the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. He is also the executive director and past president of the Southeastern Conference of the Association of American Law Schools.
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Sidney A. Shapiro

Professor Sidney A. Shapiro is the Chair of Administrative Law at Wake Forest University School of Law. Professor Shapiro is one of the country's leading experts in administrative procedure and regulatory policy. He has written ten books, contributed chapters to seven additional books, authored or coauthored over fifty-five articles, and is currently working on a book on administrative expertise. He has been a consultant to government agencies and has testified before Congress on regulatory subjects. He is the Vice-President of the Center for Progressive Reform, a nonprofit research and educational organization of university-affiliated academics.
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