Program in Law and Public Affairs

The Program in Law and Public Affairs is a multidisciplinary research and teaching program at Princeton University. Princeton, which has no law school, established the Program in 1999. The Program brings six to seven visiting fellows to Princeton each year. It also sponsors courses, workshops, conferences, and lectures.

The Program is a joint venture of Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, its University Center for Human Values (UCHV), and its Politics Department. Dean Michael Rothschild of the Wilson School and UCHV Director Amy Gutmann originated the concept of the Program. They sought to expand law-related research at Princeton; to build bridges between Princeton and the legal academy; and to inject more law-related teaching into the university's undergraduate and graduate curricula, including the Wilson ...

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