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Institute for Law and Public Policy

The Institute for Law and Public Policy (ILPP) is a sponsor and provider of continuing education for a broad range of professionals. Continuing education programs and training courses have been offered to police, lawyers, correctional personnel, educators, regulatory professionals, CPAs, and judicial personnel. The ILPP is dedicated, above all, to promoting education, scholarship and public policy discourse in the Southwestern Pennsylvania Region.

The ILPP is located on Cal U's Main Campus in the Eberly Science & Technology Center. The ILPP is directed by Dr. Christina A. Toras, JD, MA. Seminars are coordinated through the Office of Continuing Education.

Upcoming events:

Basic Crime Scene Investigation
May 15 – 19, 2017 at the
Allegheny County Police Training Academy in North Park

Learn more

CLEs will be held at our Southpointe campus on April 27 and 28, 2017.  More information to come.

Upcoming ILPP Seminars

View and register for upcoming Institute for Law and Public Policy seminars and continuing education events.


Professional Development

View information about professional development and training opportunities that the Institute of Law and Public Policy offers.


Master's in Legal Studies

Learn more about law and public policy, homeland security, and criminal justice in Cal U's 100% online Master's in Legal Studies program.


B.A. in Jurisprudence

This 100% online curriculum provides students with a strong foundation in the history of jurisprudence and multiple practices of law.


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Contact us today to learn more about the Institute for Law and Public Policy, or upcoming seminars.