Administrative agencies regulate a wide breadth of issues—including driver’s licenses, alcoholic beverage permits, placement of utility poles, administration of the state’s Medicaid program, and complaints by prisoners—to name just a few examples discussed in this Article. These agencies form a bridge between Indiana’s citizens and their government.

Administrative agencies—performing quasi-judicial, legislative, and executive functions—serve as a direct link between Indiana’s citizens and their government. Because of this connection, agencies present the courts with a range of legal problems touching all corners of Indiana’s legal landscape and affecting wide-ranging interests.