Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)



Conference Fee




Course Location

Philadelphia PA

Course Fees



Conference Fee


Philadelphia PA

June 6, 2022 to June 9, 2022

This course has been cancelled.

This advanced-level, four-day course for experienced administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers gives an in-depth look at federal and state administrative law, including evidentiary trends in administrative proceedings, due process, ethics, and court procedures unique to administrative law, including the implications inherent in conducting telephone hearings. Special emphasis is placed on the impact of recent decisions.

2 credits

towards degree programs


Course $1699

Conference Fee $439

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What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Apply due process and other constitutional developments affecting administrative adjudication.
  • Integrate recent evidentiary developments into your proceedings.
  • Re-evaluate pre-hearing and post-hearing procedures in your court.
  • Effectively examine your administrative hearings for implementation of ADR techniques.
  • Fortify your decisions to survive judicial review.
  • Regulate the ethical behavior of counsel and presiding officers during administrative proceedings.

Why should I take this course?

This advanced level, four-day course includes in-depth discussions on the nature of the judicial process, due process, judicial ethics, and understanding cultural diversity. Advanced techniques in decision making, judicial writing, judicial review, access to justice and telephonic hearings are also addressed.

Who should attend?

This session is designed for administrative law judges and other agency adjudicators from federal, state, regional and local agencies who have more than three years’ experience. Those who have completed the basic two-week Administrative Law: Fair Hearing course will benefit most from the course.

Who are the members of the faculty?

The faculty for this course include administrative law judges, a supreme court justice, and a law professor, all of whom are intimately familiar with administrative proceedings.

How is this course taught?

This course will be taught through faculty presentations, student participation activities, and small group discussions are the primary instructional methods.

What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?

Judging is a lifelong process. Formal training with recent developments in an advanced setting will serve to encourage judicial efficiency resulting in both fair and judicial effectiveness in handling your caseload.

Whom should I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or

This course qualifies for 2 credits toward the Master of Judicial Studies Degree Program and Judicial Studies Doctoral Program at the University of Nevada, Reno upon successful completion of the course and passing the course exam. In addition, this course qualifies for The National Judicial College Certificate in Judicial Development program Administrative Law Adjudication Skills, and Dispute Resolution Skills disciplines.

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