Many of Mitchell's students pursue a career in public service by working in government.
This research guide is designed to complement the Government Practice Pathway which aids students in choosing classes that will prepare them for a career in public service.
As our society becomes more complex, agencies play a central role in managing our economy, natural resources and protecting public safety.
Government agencies play an increasing role in our lives and a vast literature cover this practice area.
This guide will introduce you to some of the resources useful for government practice, but we encourage you to consult a reference librarian to find resources tailored to your research query.
This research guide contains an overview of administrative law and specific resources relevant to these topics:
Scholars continue to debate the pros and cons of increasing government regulation, but no one questions that the government increasingly plays a role in protecting the public health and welfare. Scholarly treatments of these new developments in government practices include the following: