PROGRAMMING UPDATE:  LAPA will be on a planned hiatus during the academic year 2021-22, without any visiting fellows or events, in order to evaluate the future direction of the program. Any fellowships that may be advertised for academic year 2022-23 will not be advertised before the late fall of 2021 (with concomitantly later application deadlines than in previous years).  More information about the program, including plans for academic year 2022-23 and beyond, will be shared here by the late fall of 2021.   


The Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) explores the role of law in politics, society, the economy, and culture in the United States, countries around the world, and across national borders. Through its programming, teaching, and research initiatives, LAPA combines the multidisciplinary expertise of Princeton's faculty with the knowledge provided by leading academic and practical experts on American, international, and comparative law.  This extraordinary legal community provides an exciting forum for rethinking the role of law across the disciplines and for addressing the complex problems of the 21st century.

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