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Kim Lane Scheppele monitors constitutional developments in Hungary

Updated 4/13/2014

April 13, 2014

In the last year and a half, the newly elected Hungarian government has been dismantling the system of constitutional checks and balances to create a state that centralizes political control in the hands of one political party. LAPA Director Professor Kim Lane Scheppele is an expert on Hungarian constitutional law, and has been monitoring developments in Hungary.

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New book from LAPA Fellow Daniel Kelemen

"Lessons from Europe? What Americans Can Learn from European Public Policies"

April 3, 2014

LAPA Fellow R. Daniel Kelemen has just published an edited volume exploring what Americans can actually learn from the successes and failures of European democracies.

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LAPA Fellow Daniel LaChance receives national recognition as junior law and humanities scholar

April 2, 2014

LAPA/Perkins Fellow Daniel LaChance is one of seven winners of a prestigious competition for junior law and humanities scholars.

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LAPA names 2014 Arthur Liman Fellows

Four Princeton undergraduates, one graduate student selected

March 10, 2014

The Program in Law and Public Affairs is pleased to announce the selection of its 2014 Arthur Liman Fellows in Public Interest Law.

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Law in The Public Service: Not Just for Lawyers

For MPP/MPA students

January 30, 2014

"Law in the Public Service: Not Just for Lawyers" provides opportunities for candidates for Masters in Public Policy and Public Affairs to engage in off-the-record discussions with policy practitioners

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Thinking about Race on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Looking Backwards, Forwards, and at the Present

January 24, 2014

To help celebrate the 50th anniversary of the momentous Civil Rights Act of 1964, LAPA is hosting a spring lunch series showcasing authors of recently published books that examine different features of race, discrimination, and civil rights in America.