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Warm greetings to the winners of the Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in the Field of Law

May 3, 2018

On Monday, April 30th, the Law Faculty hosted a ceremony for the Justice Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in the Field of Law.

The winner of the prize in the category of the senior researcher is Prof. Miriam Gur-Aryeh of the Hebrew University. The prize winners in the category of young researchers are Dr. Hila Shamir of Tel Aviv University and Dr. Keren Weinshall-Margel of the Hebrew University.

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The Lionel Cohen Annual Lecture

April 12, 2018

Sir Terence Etherton on "The Universality of the Rule of Law as an International Standard."

On Monday, April 9th, the Law Faculty hosted the Lionel Cohen Annual Lecture.

This year, we were honored to host The Right Honorable Sir Terence Etherton, who serves as the Master of the Rolls, the Head of Civil Justice and the second most senior judge (after the Lord Chief Justice) in England and Wales. The subject of Sir Etherton's lecture was "The Universality of the Rule of Law as an International Standard".

Warm greetings to the Faculty's team for participating in the Jean-Pictet Competition

Warm greetings to the Faculty's team for participating in the Jean-Pictet Competition

April 11, 2018

Warm greetings to the Faculty's team for participating in the Jean-Pictet Competition in the field of international humanitarian law. The team members - Yaara Mordechai, Snir Hadad and Yarden Rubinstein - participated in the international competition, which is the largest and most prestigious in the field of international humanitarian law. The competition took place this year in Macedonia and was attended by about fifty teams from different countries.

Course Spotlight: 'Policing Terror', Institute for the study of Criminology

January 3, 2018

On Monday, January 1st, the 'Policing Terror' course by the Institute for the Study of Criminology hosted Former Shin Bet agents' operator Gonen Ben Yitzhak.

Among other duties, Ben Yitzhak was the operator of the "Green Prince", the son of the head of Hamas in the West Bank who was recruited as an agent and was a significant factor in preventing terror attacks.

A Political Theory for the Jewish People - A Symposium on the book by Prof. Chaim Gans

A Political Theory for the Jewish People - Symposium on the book by Prof. Chaim Gans

December 19, 2017

On Friday, 15th of December, a symposium was held at the Belgium House on Edmond J. Safra campus, about the book by Prof. Chaim Gans: A Political Theory for the Jewish People.

The symposium was held in cooperation of the Hebrew University's Faculty of Law and the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies Journal.