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Book: The U.S. Constitution in Five Minutes

Chapter: 29. Is the Administrative State Unconstitutional?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.43589


What provisions of the Constitution empower Congress to establish administrative agencies? Does the Constitution place any limits on the amount of power Congress can delegate to unelected executive officers at the helm of federal administrative agencies?

Chapter Contributors

  • Christine Kexel Chabot ( - cchabot) 'Loyola University Chicago School of Law'