Co-produced with the Administrative & Local Government Law Section and the Government Lawyers Division of the State Bar of Wisconsin
Stay ahead of a shifting scene
So your client's issue is scheduled before a local agency or board. Do you know that commission's unique procedures and expectations? Are you prepared to present your case to that board?
The Changing Landscape of Administrative Law breaks down the intricacies and nuances of practicing before administrative and local government boards and agencies.
- Receive a historical overview of administrative rulemaking in Wisconsin and what the future may hold
- Explore state executive branch powers and limits
- Understand the proper procedures for various agency actions
- Find answers to common ethical questions arising in local government settings
- Learn agency-specific insights for working with:
- Department of Workforce Development
- Labor and Industry Review Commission
- Department of Natural Resources
How powerful are agencies really?
Historically, Wisconsin agencies have taken actions based on their implied authority rather than specific authorizations from the Legislature. But that’s changing. Discover how Act 21 is limiting the scope of administrative enforcement to keep it within the parameters of explicit legislative statutes.
In addition, the courts’ traditional practice of giving special weight to agency interpretations of law is coming under scrutiny. Look into potentially groundbreaking Supreme Court decisions that grapple with this issue. Plus, hear predictions on the future of judicial review of agency decisions.
Thoughts from the bench
Listen as an Administrative Law Judge shares an insider’s perspective on:
- Division of Hearings and Appeals
- Pre-hearing actions
- Hearing preparation
- Administrative proceedings
- Post-hearing items