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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.

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The First Annual Sacher Lecture: Prof. Robert Post discussed the subject of Freedom of Speech in the University

December 6, 2017

In a joint initiative with the Dean of the Faculty, The Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law began this year a series of annual lectures in honor and memory of John Sacher.

The first Sacher Lecture took place on Monday (4th of December), when the institute was honored to host Professor Robert C. Post as the main lecturer. Prof. Post is an expert on constitutional law from Yale University and until recently served as Dean of the School of Law there. The subject of the lecture was 'Freedom of Speech in the University'.

Leonard Sainer Scholarship

November 22, 2017

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 2018. 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.

Adittional deatiles in the attached document.

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The HUJI Faculty of Law joins the "New Silk Road"

November 19, 2017

The Faculty is pleased to announce that it has become a full member of a new academic network of leading law faculties from China and the rest of the World, operating since 2015 under the name "New Silk Road Law School Alliance". The aim of the network is to promote understanding and cooperation in teaching and research between its faculties, with emphasis on cooperation between leading law schools in China and elite faculties in other countries, including in developing countries.