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. Read more about Warm greetings to the winners of the Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in the Field of Law
"Without an independent judiciary Israel's cherished democracy will be at risk" – an excerpt in the Times of Israel from Justice Rosalie Abella's April 9 lecture at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Minerva Center for Human Rights: www.timesofisrael.com/without-an-independent-judiciary-israels-cherished-democracy-will-be-at-risk/
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". Read more about The Lionel Cohen Annual Lecture
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