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. Read more about Warm greetings to the Faculty's team for participating in the Jean-Pictet Competition
241 graduates received their degrees in a festive ceremony
On February 25,a ceremony was held for LL.B. graduates of the Faculty of Law. 241 graduates came, together with their loved ones, to receive the final certificates. Read more about Congratulations to the LL. B Graduation Class of 2017!
Last night (Wednesday, 17th of January), The Minerva Center for Human Rights hosted a symposium titled "Higher Walls: The Challenging Transition of East-Germany since 1990". Read more about Higher Walls: The Challenging Transition of East-Germany since 1990 - The Minerva Center for Human Rights hosted a symposium attended by the German Ambassador to Israel
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. Read more about Course Spotlight: 'Policing Terror', Institute for the study of Criminology
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. Read more about A Political Theory for the Jewish People - Symposium on the book by Prof. Chaim Gans
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'. Read more about The First Annual Sacher Lecture: Prof. Robert Post discussed the subject of Freedom of Speech in the University
In the first annual lecture by the Center for Moral and Political Philosophy, Prof. Susan Wolf, a professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina, lectured on the subject of Moral Blame to a forum that included students and researchers from the faculties of Social Sciences, Humanities and Law. Read more about "Blame Games": Prof. Susan Wolf (N. Carolina) on the questions of moral blame
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.
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