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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

The role of the Judicial branch in interpreting the U.S. Constitution recently has been discussed widely, following a legal battle regarding President Trump’s executive order barring immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries. How does America’s northern neighbor view the role of an independent judiciary in democracy? What hot-button...

Mar 1, 2017
Feature Stories

According to the World Report 2016 issued by the Human Rights Watch in July 2015, the Chinese government reportedly began detaining and interrogating human rights lawyers and activists. By September 2015, approximately 280 men and women had been arrested, with 40 still remaining in custody.

Mar 1, 2017
Feature Stories

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and has vowed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. Both moves signal to foreign nations that the United States may have a very different outlook on international trade under President Trump.

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:30pm

Professor Martin Gilens

Department of Politics, Princeton University

Chaired by Professor Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics and Director, University Center for Human Values

 

America faces many daunting problems—stagnant wages...

Feb 28, 2017
WWS in the News
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Earlier this month, President Trump said, “We expect to be cutting a lot of Dodd-Frank.” As President Trump considers how to manage financial regulation, lessons can be learned from how federal agencies, including the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), modified and enforced regulations following the stock market crash of 2008.

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Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
LAPA's seminar format asks attendees to familiarize themselves with the paper in advance. The commentator opens the session by summarizing the main themes in the paper and presenting some topics for discussion. Paper copies of the seminar paper are generally available a week before the talk in 416A Robertson Hall during regular hours.
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