There is no required text for this class. However, a list of required journal articles follows by week. These readings are conveniently available in the course lessons or you can find them by copying the title and pasting it into the search box after you log into the APUS library site. They should all be available in full text versions.
Week One – Constitutional Principles
Fallon, R. H., Jr. (2015). The many and varied roles of history in constitutional adjudication. Notre Dame Law Review, 90(5), 1794.
Tyler, A. L. (2015). Assessing the role of history in the federal courts canon: A word of caution. Notre Dame Law Review, 90(5), 1739.
Drakeman, D. L. (2014). WHAT'S THE POINT OF ORIGINALISM? Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 37(3), 1123-1150. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/docview/1555335540?accountid=8289
Week Two – Bill of Rights
Strossen, N. (2014). TEXTUALISM AND THE BILL OF RIGHTS. Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, 37(3), 721-727. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/docview/1555335689?accountid=8289
Eskridge,Charles R., I.,II. (2014). MODERN LESSONS FROM ORIGINAL STEPS TOWARDS THE AMERICAN BILL OF RIGHTS. Texas Review of Law & Politics, 19(1), 25-62. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/docview/1664553326?accountid=8289
Bailey, J. D. (2012). Was James Madison Ever for the Bill of Rights?. Perspectives On Political Science, 41(2), 59-66. doi:10.1080/10457097.2012.660441
Week Three – Bill of Rights, cont.
Reynolds, G. H. (2016). Second amendment limitations. Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, 14(1), 233.
Miller, D. A. H. (2016). Institutions and the second amendment. Duke Law Journal, 66(1), 69.
Rostron, A. (2016). The second amendment on campus. Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy, 14(1), 245.
Greendorfer, M. A. (2016). After obergefell: Dignity for the second amendment. Mississippi College Law Review, 35(1), 128.
Constitutional law - second amendment - ninth circuit holds that concealed carry is not protected by the second amendment. (2017). Harvard Law Review, 130(3), 1024.
Week Four – Freedom of Information
Carroll, E. C. (2016). Protecting the watchdog: Using the freedom of information act to preference the press. Utah Law Review, 2016(2), 193.
Kampas, P. S. (2014). Should everyone know everything?: The freedom of information act vs. governmental and national security. Journal of Biosecurity, Biosafety, and Biodefense Law, 5(1), 129-152. doi:10.1515/jbbbl-2014-0008
Administrative law - freedom of information act - sixth circuit holds that mug shots may be exempt from disclosure under FOIA personal privacy exemption. (2017). Harvard Law Review, 130(3), 1016.
Tunney, S., & Thomas, J. (2015). Public access to NHS financial information: From a freedom of information regime to full open-book governance? Social Theory & Health, 13(2), 116-140. doi:10.1057/sth.2014.19
NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION. Please view comments and regulations concerning the most recent FOIA information at https://www.federalregister.gov/agencies/national-archives-and-records-administration.
Week Five – Administrative Law and Procedure
RASO, C. (2015). AGENCY AVOIDANCE OF RULEMAKING PROCEDURES. Administrative Law Review, 67(1), 65-132.
Shapiro, Stuart and Deanna Moran (2016)
The checkered history of regulatory reform since the APA
New York University Journal of Legislation and Public Policy, Volume 19, Issue 1, 141.
Additional Reading on Rulemaking can be found at
Week Six – Legislation and its impact on case law
Orme, J., & Ross-Sheriff, F. (2015). Sex Trafficking: Policies, Programs, and Services. Social Work, 60(4), 287-294. doi:10.1093/sw/swv031
Kubasek, N., & Herrera, K. (2015). COMBATING DOMESTIC SEX TRAFFICKING: TIME FOR A NEW APPROACH. Texas Journal of Women, Gender, and the Law, 24(2), 167-193. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/docview/1735313895?accountid=8289
Hamilton, L. R. (2016). Sex trafficking legislation under the scope of the harm principle and moral panic. Hastings Law Journal, 67(2), 531.
Farrell, A., DeLateur, M. J., Owens, C., & Fahy, S. (2016). The prosecution of state-level human trafficking cases in the united states. Anti-Trafficking Review, (6), 48. doi:10.14197/atr.20121664
Barnard, A. M. (2014). "the second chance they deserve": Vacating convictions of sex trafficking victims. Columbia Law Review, 114(6), 1463-1501.
Week Seven – ADR/mediation
Pring, G. (., & Pring, C. (. (2015). Twenty-first century environmental dispute resolution - is there an 'ECT' in your future? dagger]. Journal of Energy & Natural Resources Law, 33(1), 10-33. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy2.apus.edu/10.1080/02646811.2015.1008846
Marvinney, C. A. (2014). Mediation in the united states circuit courts of appeals: A survey. FDCC Quarterly, 64(1), 53-67. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy2.apus.edu/docview/1553770615?accountid=8289
Webster, M. K. (2015). Alternative courts and drug treatment: Finding a rehabilitative solution for addicts in a retributive system. Fordham Law Review, 84(2), 855.
Additional Reading on the use of ADR in the Government at http://www.adr.gov/fai.html
Week Eight – Ethics and the Law
Gostin, L. O. (2015). Law, ethics, and public health in the vaccination debates: politics of the measles outbreak. Jama, 313(11), 1099-1100. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1518
Rauh, J. (2015). Predicting Political Influence on State Ethics Commissions: Of Course We Are Ethical-Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink. Public Administration Review, 75(1), 98-110. doi:10.1111/puar.12290
Gilman, S. C. (2014). Commentary: Codes, Damn Codes, and Laws: Continuing Controversies in Public Administration Ethics. Public Administration Review, 74(5), 571-572. doi:10.1111/puar.12258
Svara, J. H. (2014). Who Are the Keepers of the Code? Articulating and Upholding Ethical Standards in the Field of Public Administration. Public Administration Review, 74(5), 561-569. doi:10.1111/puar.12230
Benavides, A. D., & Dicke, L. A. (2016). Upholding ethical conduct in public professional organizations: An assessment of ICMA's code of ethics. Global Virtue Ethics Review, 7(2), 34.
(2016, March). American Society for Public Administration Code of Ethics. Public Administration Review. p. 210. doi:10.1111/puar.12542.
Doty, P. (2015). Ethics, risk and U.S. government secrecy. Journal of Information Ethics, 24(1), 11-47. Retrieved from https://search-proquest-com.ezproxy1.apus.edu/docview/1779996049?accountid=8289
The APUS library offers a fabulous resource, the Library Course Guide! You can find the Guide for this course at http://apus.libguides.com/PADM611 and the general PADM guide at http://apus.libguides.com/friendly.php?action=82&s=pubadmin .
Please explore all the tabs. The Articles Tab contains many of the Public Administration Journal links and the web resources are extensive.
In addition to the required course readings, the following public domain web sites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.