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Leonard Sainer Scholarship 2017/18 for one-year LLM degree at University College London

December 1, 2016

The Leonard Sainer Legal Education Foundation in London offers an award enabling the recipient to undertake the one-year LLM degree course at University College London (UCL) starting in September 2017. The candidate will also have the opportunity to work with Dechert LLP (the international law firm coordinating the scholarship) or another appropriate law firm in London.  Arrangements will also be made, if possible, for the candidate to spend time working with a High Court Judge.

The accomplishments of the Jessup Moot Court Competition team - 2016

The accomplishments of the Jessup Moot Court Competition team - 2016

April 10, 2016

Recently, the International rounds of the Jessup Moot Court competition took place in Washington D.C., where about 132 teams from 86 countries around the world participated in the competition. The members of the Hebrew University's team – Michal Goffer, Tal Mendelson, Rebecca Baskin, Stav Zeitouni and Shahar Brukner – enjoyed four victories in the preliminary rounds of the competition, leading them to the elimination rounds that include only 32 teams. In that stage they won two additional matches and team advanced to the quarter-final round.

Prof. David Weisburd from the Criminology Institute receives Donal MacNamara Award for Criminal Justice Paper of the Year (2014-15)

Prof. David Weisburd from the Criminology Institute receives Donal MacNamara Award for Criminal Justice Paper of the Year (2014-15)

January 3, 2016

Prof. David Weisburd from the Criminology Institute is the recipient of the Donal MacNamara Award for best article published throughout 2014-2015 in three leading criminal justice journals (Justice Quarterly, Journal of Criminal Justice Education and ACJS Today). The award was granted to Prof. Weisburd and his two co-writers - Cody Telep and Renee Mitchell - for their 2014 article -  How much time should the police spend at crime hot spots? Answers from a police agency directed randomized field trial in Sacramento, California (Justice Quarterly, 31(5), 905-933).