AAPL (pronounced "apple") is an organization of psychiatrists dedicated to excellence in
practice, teaching, and research in forensic psychiatry. Founded in 1969, AAPL
currently has over 2,000 members in North America and around the world.
The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law promotes scientific and educational
activities in forensic psychiatry by facilitating the exchange of ideas and practical
clinical experience through publications and regularly scheduled national and regional