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What is administrative law sometimes known as?
Maya is an African-American woman. She applied for a job, but it was given to an obviously less qualified candidate. Maya is concerned that she was discriminated against in the hiring process. Would she be correct in filing a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission?
No; Maya needs to first file a complaint with the company.
No; Maya needs to file a suit in the relevant state court.
Yes; the EEOC is the relevant federal administrative agency in this situation.
Yes; you can file a complaint with any government agency when it has to do with discrimination.
Which court can review an administrative agency's decision?
What are policies that dictate how a law should be used?
Statutes and ordinances
Rules and regulations
Procedures and protocols
The Federal Aviation Administration enforces a regulation that you can no longer carry food or drink onto an airplane as a new initiative to fight terrorism. Julie thinks this is an overreaching new regulation. If Julie wanted to file a complaint about this regulation, on what legal grounds might she fight it?
Federal Administrative Procedure Act
The Federal Policy Act
The Federal Aviation Procedure Act
Federal Regulatory Act
The United States Congress makes federal laws. What are these laws generally known as?
Chicago passes a law that gives police officers the right to search people without cause. The state law says that cities have the right to pass laws without state interference. The federal law says searches may only occur with probable cause. Which statement accurately describes how the courts will rule on searches in the city of Chicago?
The courts will rule that the federal law has precedence and the searches are illegal.
The courts will rule that the local law has precedence and the searches are legal.
The courts will rule that the state law has precedence and the searches are legal.
The courts will rule that the state law has precedence and the searches are illegal.
What would a law that prohibits jaywalking most likely be?
Counties and municipalities, such as cities and towns, make local laws. What are these laws known as?
What does the U.S. Constitution's supremacy clause tells us?
Local governments exclusively make local ordinances.
When a state statute and a federal statute conflict, the federal statute generally trumps the state statute.
State governments exclusively make state laws.
When a state statute and a local ordinance conflict, the state statute generally trumps the local ordinance.