Administrative Law Judges

Administrative Law Judges in the United States Introduction to Administrative Law According to Black's Law Dictionary, 5th edition, Administrative Law is that "body of law created by administrative agencies in the form of rules, regulations, orders and decisions." Administrative […]

Judicial Review

Judicial Review in the United States Concept of Judicial Review In the U.S., in the context of Judiciary power and branch, Judicial Review has the following meaning: The power of the judicial branch to review actions of the legislative and executive branches (as well as the state governments) […]


Administrative in the United States Administrative Support Workers and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission See Occupational Categories.

Interstate Commerce

Interstate Commerce in the United States The phrase “interstate commerce,” as used in the United States, denotes commerce between the citizens of different states of the Union. The words “interstate” and “intrastate” are not found in the constitution nor, until comparatively recently, in […]

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the United States Definition of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Settlement of civil disputes by means other than trial. The move to alternative dispute resolution (ADR) was prompted by a number of factors, but largely the time, expense, and […]

Government Procurement

Government Procurement in the United States Trade Relations with the European Union Both U.S. and European governments buy a broad range of goods and services from private sector businesses, which leads to job-supporting opportunities for industries that provide information technology goods, […]

Notice Requirements

Notice Requirements (Agency Rulemaking) This section introduces, discusses and describes the basics of notice requirements. Then, cross references and a brief overview about Agency Rulemaking is provided. Finally, the subject of Administrative Law in relation with notice requirements is […]

Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution in the Administrative Process

In Legislation Alternative Means of Dispute Resolution in the Administrative Process in the U.S. Code: Title 5, Part I, Chapter 5, Subchapter IV The current, permanent, in-force federal laws regulating alternative means of dispute resolution in the administrative process are compiled in the […]

Government Owned Merchant Vessels

Finding the law: Government Owned Merchant Vessels in the U.S. Code A collection of general and permanent Laws relating to government owned merchant vessels, passed by the United States Congress, are organized by subject matter arrangements in the United States Code (U.S.C.; this label […]

Federal Reserve System

Federal Reserve System in the United States Introduction The Federal Reserve System, the central bank of the United States, administers and formulates the Nation’s credit and monetary policy. The Federal Reserve System (FRS) was established by the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 221), […]


Administration in United States Administration Definition (Lat. Administrare, to assist in). Management or control. Of Government. The management of the executive department of the government. Those charged with the management of the executive department of the government. Of Estates. The […]

Net Neutrality

Net Neutrality in the United States The First Net Neutrality Decision In January 14, 2014, in the case “Verizon v. FCC”, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit vacated key portions of the Federal Communications Commission’s “Open Internet Order” — aka the net neutrality” rule. The majority opinion was written by Judge Tatel, … Read more

Cooperative Agreement

Cooperative Agreement A “cooperative agreement” is a type of grant that involves modest oversight, such as approval of work plans, key personnel, and quarterly reports. Cooperative agreements are often used to support programs implemented by U.S. nonprofit organizations and universities. Simple “grant agreements,” allowing for even more limited agency oversight, tend to be used to … Read more


Compensation in United States Compensation Definition (Lat. compendere, to balance). Indemnification ; recompense. Something to be done for or paid to another of equal value with something of which he has been deprived by the act or negligence of the party so doing or pajring. That which […]

Government Accountability Office

Government Accountability Office (GAO) in the United States Introduction to Government Accountability Office The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is an independent agency of the U.S. government formerly known as the General Accounting Office. The name of the office was changed to […]