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Administrative Law Research

This research guide provides resources for law students researching administrative law. It includes primary and secondary sources, federal sources, and Minnesota sources.

Contact the Law Librarians

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Schoenecker Law Library
1000 LaSalle Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Reference Librarians
(651) 962-4902
Reference Hours

(651) 962-4900
Library Hours


Search the Library

LibrarySearch is the library catalog of six private colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, including Saint Thomas. Books from other campuses can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice..

Searching by the following subject keywords or subject headings will help you find relevant resources:

Administrative Law - United States

Administrative Procedure - United States

Research Guides

A Research Guide to the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations - compiled by the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, DC

Federal Register Tutorial - from the National Archives and Records Administration

Administrative Law Guide - from the Law Library of Congress

Tracking Current Federal Legislation and Regulations: A Guide to Basic Sources (PDF)- from the Congressional Research Service

CALI Lessons

There are several CALI lessons available to UST Law students to help learn about Administrative Law, including the following:

  • Basic Structure of the Federal Administrative Procedure Act
  • Formal Rulemaking
  • Hearing Procedures Required by Due Process - The Basic Analysis
  • Informal Rulemaking
  • Introduction and Sources of Authority for Administrative Law
  • Researching Federal Administrative Regulations
  • Scope of Judicial Review of Agency Decisions

Stop by the library services desk if you need a CALI authorization code, or email

Treatises & Other Commentary

Find these treatises and other relevant sources by searching the LibrarySearch catalog under the following subjects:

Administrative Law - United States

Administrative Procedure - United States