Government & Administration

Government & Administrative Law – Covering the rules, regulations, orders and decisions created and promulgated by administrative agencies of government. Also includes administrative law, election law, education law, military law and regulatory conduct. Federal government sets forth mandates that require uniformity throughout the country while state governments may enact law and create agencies and use police power to manage issues that are generally best left to be managed regionally as one law may not be appropriate for all states.


Michael Wechsler
7 min read
One of the most divisive and controversial issues separating this year’s candidates in the elections for New York City Mayor and New York City Council has revolved around the City's controversial “borough based jails” project. In 2019, the New York City Council voted to close the 413 acre...
Michael Wechsler
4 min read
During oral argument yesterday in Fisher v. University of Texas, comments made by U.S. Supreme Court Justice, Antonin Scalia, ignited controversy and debate about whether they contained racist overtones. The case, originally filed in 2008, involves allegations of racial discrimination resulting...