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November 17, 2014

Since spring 2010, 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. Scheppele has been monitoring developments in Hungary and writing about these changes.

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October 24, 2014

Kim Lane Scheppele’s research used as the basis for a USA Today story, “America’s Perpetual State of Emergency.”  

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September 16, 2014

Jonathan Hafetz is an Associate Professor at Seton Hall Law School, and a nationally recognized expert on national security and human rights issues. 

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September 10, 2014

Former LAPA Fellow Daniel LaChance argues in a New York Times op ed that America should end the death penalty
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May 20, 2014

Former LAPA Fellow R. Daniel Kelemen has published an article (with Anand Menon of King's College London) in Foreign Affairs about the upcoming European Parliament elections: "Fight Club – When the EU's Campaign Season Ends, The Real Political Battles Will Begin".
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May 13, 2014

Mark Brandon, currently a constitutional law expert at  Vanderbilt University Law School with a secondary appointment in the department of political science, was a LAPA Fellow in 2008-2009.  During that time, he worked on hi


April 24, 2014

The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) at Princeton University is pleased to announce its fellows for the 2014-2015 academic year.
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April 21, 2014

Today, the Law and Society Association announced that LAPA Director Kim Lane Scheppele has been awarded the