Law and Politics

The Department of Political Science has strengths in American, Comparative, and International Law and Politics.  

Our faculty and students study the development of legal institutions and the rule of law in developing countries, authoritarian regimes, emerging democracies and in the international system. We also have strengths in the law and politics of the American criminal justice and immigration politics.

Our faculty are active participants in the following Northwestern Programs:

Political Science faculty researching and teaching on Law & Politics: