Program Recordings

The Supreme Court, the Media, and Public Understanding

LAPA’s presentation of the “The Full Court Press“ represents the fourth time that the LAPA has invited journalists and analysts who cover the Supreme Court to offer their observations of the issues facing the nation’s highest court in its role as a co-equal branch of government in the American system of checks and balances.

Anne-Marie Slaughter '80

Reception immediately following the lecture

Trump and the Constitution Series

Please join us for the first in what we expect to be a series of events involved with constitutional matters in the Trump Administration. We begin with a roundtable and audience conversation about the pressing issues involving the Trump Administration's recent directives involving the rights and opportunities of immigrants and refugees from both the Middle East and Latin America.

Criminal Justice Reform and the (Almost) Absolute Power of the American Prosecutor

Please join us for the Donald S. Bernstein '75 Lecture with Emily Bazelon Senior Research Scholar in Law, Truman Capote Fellow for Creative Writing and Law, and Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School.

Case or Controversy Series

The ability of unions to protect public employees faces a serious challenge.  Despite the decline of the labor movement, public employee unions over the last few decades, public-employee unions in the United States have remained a powerful force.  The case of Friedrichs v.

This conference will be videotaped and livestreamed. Hashtag: #nowthatweknow Co-sponsored by the Center for Information Technology Policy (CITP), the Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA) and the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (WWS). Free and open to the public. Please RSVP for a guaranteed seat.

A trial reenactment by Princeton students and narrated by Judge Denny Chin.

The Honorable Judge Denny Chin of the Second Circuit returns to collaborate with Princeton students on the re-enactment of a 19th-century immigration case that still resonates with heated issues today about immigration reform, state vs. federal power, and racial profiling.

Christopher Eisgruber, Princeton University

View Full Screen Please join us for the Donald S. Bernstein '75 Lecture with Princeton Provost and President-Elect Christopher L. Eisgruber '83, to discuss "The Changing Landscape of Higher Education:  MOOCs, Money and the Future of Liberal Arts Education.

Michael Barr, University of Michigan Law School

LAPA is pleased to welcome Michael Barr, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury and key architect of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, will discuss the origins of the financial crisis, and will assess the extent to which reforms help consumers, make the system safer, and end "too big to fail."

in Conversation with Christopher Eisgruber

John Paul Stevens, retired associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 10, in Richardson Auditorium of Alexander Hall. The event, titled "The Court, the Constitution and the Justice From Illinois," will feature a conversation between Justice Stevens and University Provost Christopher Eisgruber.