Law in the Public Service

March 3, 2015 By invitation only

The Program in Law and Public Affairs invites MPP/MPA students to join us for  "Law in the Public Service: Not Just for Lawyers," where our guests will be Karen J. Greenberg, director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University School of Law, and author of  The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days,  and and Woodrow Wilson School visiting specialist, Barton Gellman ’82, following their discussion at 4:30 PM in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall.

Co-Sponsored Event

Eric Rubin, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, European and Eurasian Affairs, and Kim Lane Scheppele, Princeton University

March 4, 2015 001 Robertson Hall



March 6, 2015 Princeton University

LAPA is pleased to host the next annual Comparative Law Work-in-Progress Workshop.

LAPA Seminar

Presumption of Innocence or Presumption of Mercy?: Weighing Two Western Modes of Justice

March 9, 2015 301 Marx Hall

The commentator is Leo Katz, Frank Carano Professor of Law at  the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

LEGS Seminar

"Thinking Through Insanity, Culture and Culpability in the British Empire"

March 11, 2015 438 Robertson Hall


Co-Sponsored Event

"Law Enforcement Surveillance Technologies: Are There Effective Legal Limits?"

March 23, 2015 TBA


LEGS Seminar

"When Certainty Enters the Story: Managing Narrative Logic in the Prosecution of Parents"

March 25, 2015 438 Robertson Hall


LAPA Seminar

The Structure of Global Constitutionalism

March 30, 2015 301 Marx Hall


Co-Sponsored Event

"Non-Military Drones: What Laws and Ethics Do We Need?"

March 30, 2015 TBA


Co-Sponsored Event

Jonathan Lyons, PhD, former Middle East correspondent

April 1, 2015 To be announced


Law in the Public Service

April 6, 2015 By invitation only


Criminal Justice Working Group

What explains violent display? Comparing lethal episodes in Bosnia, Rwanda, and the US

April 7, 2015 Princeton University, 301 Marx Hall


LEGS Seminar

Matt Erie, PIIRS/Anthropology

April 8, 2015 438 Robertson Hall


LAPA Seminar

To Have and to Hold (Onto): Slaveholding former slaves in Seventeenth Century Lima

April 13, 2015


LEGS Seminar

"Two Birds and One Stone: Limited Public Goods and Access to Courts"

April 22, 2015 438 Robertson Hall


LAPA Seminar

A Problem of Standards?: Another Perspective on Secret Law

April 27, 2015 301 Marx Hall