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Prof. Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir

Dean
Louis Marshall Professor of Environmental Law
02-5823845
daphna.lewinsohn-zamir@mail.huji.ac.il
Room 232
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Professor Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir is the Dean of the Faculty of law and Louis Marshall Professor of Environmental Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her fields of interest are property law and theory, economic and behavioral analysis of law, law and normative ethics, and empirical legal studies.

Prof. Lewinsohn-Zamir has clerked for Justice Dov Levin of the Israeli Supreme Court and in the Department of Constitutional and Administrative Law at the Ministry of Justice. She has received numerous awards and prizes, including the Hebrew University President’s Prize for Excellent Young Scholar (named after Yoram Ben Porat), the Fulbright Scholarship, the Rothschild Fellowship and the Zeltner Prize for Senior Scholar. She has been a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School, a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School, and a Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago Law School, NYU Law School, Georgetown Law School, and the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS), London.

Prof. Lewinsohn-Zamir’s research was published in journals such as the Yale Law Journal, NYU Law Review, Texas Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, University of Toronto Law Journal, Law & Social Inquiry and Minnesota Law Review. Her latest book, “The Psychology of Property Law” (co-authored with Stephanie Stern), was published by the NYU Press.

 

Education

1986 – LL.B., cum laude, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
1994 – LL.D. (Doctor of Law), summa cum laude, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

 

Representative Publications

The 'Conservation Game': The Possibility of Voluntary Cooperation in Preserving Buildings of Cultural Importance, 20 Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy 733-789 (1997);

Consumer Preferences, Citizen Preferences, and the Provision of Public Goods, 108 Yale Law Journal 377-406 (1998);

The Choice Between Property Rules and Liability Rules Revisited: Critical Observations from Behavioral Studies, 80 Texas Law Review 219-260 (2001);

The Objectivity of Well-Being and the Objectives of Property Law, 78 New York University Law Review 1669-1754 (2003);

In Defense of Redistribution Through Private Law, 91 Minnesota Law Review 326-397 (2006);

Identifying Intense Preferences, 94 Cornell Law Review 1391-1458 (2009);

Can't Buy Me Love: Monetary versus In-Kind Remedies, 2013 University of Illinois Law Review 151-194; 

Do the Right Thing: Indirect Remedies in Private Law, 94 Boston University Law Review 55-103 (2014);

The Importance of Being Earnest: Two Notions of Internalization, 65 University of Toronto Law Journal 37-84 (2015);

Law and Identifiability, 92 Indiana Law Journal 505-555 (2017); (with Ilana Ritov & Tehila Kogut).

What’s in a Name? The Disparate Effects of Identifiability on Offenders and Victims of Sexual Harassment, 16 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies 955-1000 (2019) (with Netta Barak-Corren).

 

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Benny Porat

Prof. Benny Porat

Vice Dean
Associate Professor
Director of the Israel Matz Institute for Jewish Law
Joseph (J.T.) Tanenbaum Chair in Jewish Law
972-2-5882478
benny.porat@mail.huji.ac.il
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Education

1999 B.A. (cum laude), The Faculty of Humanities, The Open University of Israel
 
2002 M.A. (cum laude), The Faculty of Humanities, The Hebrew University
 
2009 LL.D. (summa cum laude), Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University
 
2010 Halbert Post-Doctoral Fellow, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto

 

Representative publications

'Ownership and Exclusivity: Two Visions, Two Traditions', 64 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW, 147-190 (2016)
 
'Good Faith: A Conceptual Comparative Study', 45 MISHPATIM 603-651 (2016)
 
'The Philosophy of Jewish Law: A Methodological Reflection', 30 DIN? ISRAEL 179-213 (2015) 
 
'Lethal Self Defense against a Rapist and the Challenge of Proportionality: Jewish Law Perspective', 26 COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF GENDER AND LAW 123- 181 (2013) 

  

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Prof. Keren Weinshall (Margel)

Vice Dean
Member of The Israeli Young Academy of Arts and Sciences
Edward S. Silver Chair in Civil Procedure
02-5882568
keren.weinshall@mail.huji.ac.il
Room 227
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Education
Ph.D., 2012
Political Science Department, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Harvard Law School, Harvard University Visiting Researcher, 2009-2010
 
 M.A., 2007 (valedictorian),
Political Science Department, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
Ranked 1st in the P.S. Department and in the top 1% of Social Sciences' Faculty
Rector's list, 2007 
 
LL.B. (magna cum laude), 2003 
Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
Dean's List, 2002 
 
B.A. (magna cum laude) As part of a double major program, 2003
Political Science Department, Tel Aviv University
"Rector's List, 2002".

 

Representative publications

Lee Epstein, Gunnar Grendstad, Urˇska Sadl & Keren Weinshall  (Eds), The Oxford Handbook of Comparative Judicial Behaviour, Oxford University Press, under contract for 2023 publication.

Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko, Jaroslaw Kantorowicz & Keren Weinshall, Ideological Bias in Constitutional Judgments: Experimental Analysis and Potential Solutions. 19 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (forthcoming 2022).

Christoph Engel & Keren Weinshall, Diffusion of Legal Innovations, 18 Annual Review of Law and Social Science (forthcoming 2022).

Lee Epstein, Urška Šadl & Keren Weinshall, The Role of Comparative Law in the Analysis of Judicial Behavior, American Journal of Comparative Law (forthcoming 2022).

Lee Epstein & Keren Weinshall, The Strategic Analysis of Judicial Behavior: A Comparative Perspective (monograph in Cambridge Elements in Law, Economics, and Politics), Cambridge University Press, (2021). 

Christoph Engel & Keren Weinshall, Manna from Heaven for Judges: Judges’ Reaction to a Quasi-Random Reduction in Caseload, 17 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 722-751 (2020).

Keren Weinshall & Lee Epstein, Developing 'Big Data' Infrastructure for Legal Analytics: Introducing the Israeli Supreme Court Database, 17 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 416-434 (2020).

Keren Weinshall, Udi Sommer & Ya’acov Ritov, Ideological Influences on Governance and Regulation: The Comparative Case of Supreme Courts, 12 Regulation & Governance, 315-427 (2018).

Christoph Engel, Alon Klement & Keren Weinshall, The Diffusion of Legal Innovations: A Case Study of Class Actions, 15 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 708-731 (2018).

Keren Weinshall-Margel & Inbal Galon, Cause and Effect in Sentencing, 37 Tel Aviv University Law Review (Iyunei Mishpat), 221-269 (2016).

Keren Weinshall-Margel, Inbal Galon & Ifat Taraboulos, Creating a Case Weight Index for Measuring Judicial Workload, 44 Hebrew University Law Review (Mishpatim), 769-814 (2015).

Keren Weinshall-Margel, Attitudinal and Neo-Institutional Models of Supreme Court Decision Making: An Empirical and Comparative Perspective from Israel, 8 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 556-586 (2011).

 [Received the first place award in the Best Paper Competition of the Rabin International Annual Graduate Conference]

Keren Weinshall-Margel & John Shapard, Overlooked Factors in the Analysis of Parole Decisions, 108 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 833-834 (2011)

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Martin Edelman

Prof. Martin Adelman

US Patent Law
madelman@law.gwu.edu

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Before joining the GW Law faculty in 1999, Martin J. Adelman had been a Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School specializing in intellectual property and antitrust law. Before joining the Wayne State faculty in 1973, he practiced as a patent attorney in the Detroit area for several years.

During that period he served as lead counsel in several patent infringement actions including acting as lead counsel for Motor City is the Kolene v. Motor City litigation. The current focus of his teaching and scholarship is in the field of patent law. He has written many law review articles on patent law, the economics of patent law and patent-antitrust law.

From 1977 to 1988 he was one of the co-authors, and currently is the sole author, of the continuously updated nine volume treatise on patent law entitled Patent Law Perspectives (Matthew Bender) and available electronically through LEXIS. He is a co-author of Cases and Materials on Patent Law, Third Edition (West 1998, 2003, 2009) and Adelman, Rader, and Klancnik's Patent Law in a Nutshell(Nutshell Series) (West 2008). He has testified either by deposition or at trial as an expert in patent law and practice in about 190 patent infringement cases.

He has lectured widely on patent law subjects at conferences across the United States and in Amman, Beijing, Bangalore, Bangkok, Berlin, Bhopal, Bonn, Bucharest, Buenos Aires, Brussels, Cairo, Calcutta, Edinburgh, Haifa, Hong Kong, Kharagpur, Maastricht, Mumbai, Munich, New Delhi, Osaka, Paris, Parma, Phuket, Pune, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Sofia, Stockholm, Taipei, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, Trieste, Trivandrum, Utrecht, and Wuhan.

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Dr. Hadas Aharoni-Barak

Hadas.Aharonibar@mail.huji.ac.il
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Education

2012 LLD Faculty of Law, Hebrew University
2007 LLM Bar-Ilan University
2006 LLB Bar-Ilan University
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Prof. Benjamin Akzin

Prof. Benjamin Akzin

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Benjamin Akzin was born in Riga, Latvia in 1904. In 1922, while at university in Vienna, he was among the founders of Hechaver, the Zionist student movement in Eastern Europe. In 1925 he joined the Revisionist Zionist Alliance and served as a member of its executive committee in Austria, as a member of the presidential committee of the New Zionist Association, and as head of its political department. Between 1926 and 1928, Akin prepared his thesis for a doctorate in law from the University of Paris. In 1949 he immigrated to Israel in order to teach at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem as a professor of political science and constitutional law. He was awarded the chair in political science, named after Lord Herbert Samuel, the first Jewish high commissioner in Palestine. In 1950-1954 Akzin served as chairman of the Israel Political Science Association, and he also served twice as dean of the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University (1951-1954 and 1961-1963). Akzin’s publications examined aspects of public administration, the regime and statehood, and relations with Diaspora Jewry. In 1967 Akzin was awarded the Israel Prize for the Legal Sciences in recognition of his academic work. He was among the founders of Haifa University and served as its first rector. Professor Akzin passed away in 1985.

 

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Einat Albin

Dr. Einat Albin

einat.albin@mail.huji.ac.il
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Dr Einat Albin joined the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2011. She teaches and writes in the field of labour law and more specifically works on labour law in a service world, labour and new technologies and on rights of persons with disabilities at work. These days she is involved in a large research project, funded by the Israel National Institute for Health Policy Research on the infringement of human rights in the name of public health, using COVID as a case study. Dr Albin holds an LL.M degree in ‘law, society and politics’ from Tel-Aviv University (cum laude), and a DPhil from the University of Oxford (where she was supervised by Prof Mark Freedland). Dr Albin serves as the Academic Director of the Minerva Centre for Human Rights in the Faculty of Law and is the academic counterpart of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Clinic. During the years 2011-2017 she served as the Academic Director of the Clinical Legal Education Centre in the Faculty. Dr Albin has won prestigious prizes and awards throughout the years and published in leading law journals around the world. 

 

Education

LL.B in Law and Political Science, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem 

LL.M in ‘Law, Society and Politics’, Tel-Aviv University (Cum Laude) 

DPhil, University of Oxford  

 

Representative Publications

Einat Albin (2010), ‘Labour Law in a Service World’ 73(6) The Modern Law Review 959. 

Einat Albin and Virginia Mantouvalou (2012), ‘The ILO Convention on Domestic Workers: From the Shadows to the Light’ 41(1) ILJ 67. 

Einat Albin (2012), ‘From Domestic Servant to Domestic Worker’ J Fudge, S McCrystal & K Sankaran (eds) Challenging the Legal Boundaries of Work Regulation (Onati series, Hart). 

Einat Albin (2013), 'The Case of Quashie: Between the Legalisation of Sex Work and the Precariousness of Personal Service Work' 42(2) ILJ 180. 

Einat Albin, and Jeremias Prassl (2016), 'Fragmenting Work, Fragmented Regulation: The Contract of Employment as a Driver of Social Exclusion' in MR Freedland et al (eds) The Contract of Employment (OUP, Oxford). 

Einat Albin (2018), 'Customer Domination at Work: A New Paradigm for the Sexual Harassment of Employees by Customers' 24(2) Michigan Journal of Gender and Law 167 

Tamar Luster, Einat Albin,  Aeyal Gross, Miriam Tabenkin, Nadav Davidovitch (2021) ‘Promoting Vaccination from a Human Rights and Equity Perspective: Lessons from the Israeli 'Green Pass', The European Journal of Risk Regulation 2. 

 

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Ohad Amar

Adv. Ohad Amar

Ohad Amar (ADV) is the Clinical Director of the Clinic for the Representation of Marginalized Population Groups
law.amarohad@gmail.com
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Ohad Amar, 38, lives in Jaffa, holds an LLM degree in law and human rights with honors, is a member of the Emile Zola Chair for Inter-disciplinary Human Rights Dialogue at the College of Management, holds an LLB degree in law and a BA in government from IDC Herzliya, specializing in diplomacy and strategy. Facilitates the Clinic for the Representation of Marginalized Population Groups of the Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University, in which he manages six legal aid centers in the social periphery of Jerusalem, assisting hundreds of applicants to exercise their rights before the various authorities and courts. He also leads processes for policy change, writing position papers, participating in Knesset committees, and working directly with the authorities in promoting social rights, changing welfare policies, and making social services accessible. During the Corona crisis, he initiated and managed the "Social Justice Operations Room", a Facebook group in Hebrew and Arabic with thousands of members and dozens of volunteers, that works to make rights accessible by engaging directly with people in need.

 

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Barak Ariel

Prof. Barak Ariel

Institute of Criminology
+972-2-588-2502
barak.ariel@mail.huji.ac.il

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Education

BA (Psychology)

MA (Criminology)

LLB

LLM 

PhD

 

Representative Publications

Ariel, B., Levy-Ariel, Y., and Amram, S. (accepted). Did the number of domestic violence incidents in Tel Aviv increase during the Covid-19 lockdown? Insights from police records. Israeli Sociology: A Journal for the Study of Society in Israel.  

Martain, B. R., Harinam, V. & Ariel, B. (accepted).  Linking Body Worn Camera Activation With Complaints And Litigation: The Promise Of Metadata.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology.

Sabo-Brants, H. & Ariel, B. (accepted). Evidence map of school-based violence prevention programs in Israel. International Criminal Justice Review

Sherman, L. W., Neyroud, P., Strang, H., Ariel, B., Bland, Matthew, Tankebe, J., Wright, M., and Neyroud, E. (2020). How to Count Crime: the Cambridge Harm Index Consensus. Cambridge Journal of Evidence-Based Policing, 4, 1-14.

Langley, B., Ariel, B., Tankebe, J., Sutherland, A., Beale, M., Factor, R., & Weinborn, C. (2020). A simple checklist, that is all it takes: a cluster randomized controlled field trial on improving the treatment of suspected terrorists by the police. Journal of Experimental Criminologyhttps://doi.org/10.1007/s11292-020-09428-9

Ariel, B., Sherman, L. W., & Newton, M. (2020). Testing hot‐spots police patrols against no‐treatment controls: Temporal and spatial deterrence effects in the London Underground experiment. Criminology58(1), 101-128.

Ariel, B., Mitchell, R. J., Tankebe, J., Firpo, M. E., Fraiman, R., & Hyatt, J. M. (2020). Using wearable technology to increase police legitimacy in Uruguay: the case of body-worn cameras. Law & Social Inquiry45(1), 52-80.

Demir, M., Apel, R., Braga, A. A., Brunson, R. K. & Ariel, B. (2020). Body worn cameras, procedural justice, and police legitimacy: a controlled experimental evaluation of traffic stops. Justice quarterly37(1), 53-84.

Ariel, B., Sutherland, A., & Bland, M. (2019). The trick does not work if you have already seen the gorilla: how anticipatory effects contaminate pre-treatment measures in field experiments. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1-12.

Ariel, B., Farrar, W. A., & Sutherland, A. (2019). Correction to: The Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Use of Force and Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 1-2.

Mills, L. G., Barocas, B., Butters, R. P. & Ariel, B. (2019). A randomized controlled trial of restorative justice-informed treatment for domestic violence crimes. Nature human behaviour, 1-11.

Ariel, B., Englefield, A. and Denley, J. (2019). 'I heard it through the grapevine': A randomized controlled trial on the vicarious effect of focused deterrence initiatives in criminal networks. The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, 109(4), 819-867.

Frydensberg, C., Ariel, B., and Bland, Matthew (2019).  Targeting the most harmful co-offenders in Denmark: a social network analysis approach. Cambridge Journal of Evidence-Based Policing, 1-16.

Denley, J. and Ariel, B. (2019). Whom should we target to prevent? Analysis of organized crime in England using intelligence records.  European Journal of Crime, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice, 27(1): 13-44.

Macbeth, E., and Ariel, B. (2017). Place-Based Statistical Versus Clinical Predictions of Hotspots Locations in Northern Ireland. Justice Quarterly 

Weinborn, C., Ariel, B., Sherman, L., and O’Dwyer, E. (2017). Hotspots vs. Harmspots: Shifting the Focus from Counts to Harm in the Criminology of PlaceApplied Geography 

Ariel, B., Sutherland, A., Henstock, D., Young, J., Drover, P., Sykes, J., Megicks, S., and Henderson, R. (2016). ‘“Contagious Accountability” A Global Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial on the Effect of Police Body-Worn Cameras on Citizens’ Complaints Against the Police’. Criminal Justice and Behavior, doi:10.1177/0093854816668218 

Ariel, B. and Partridge, H. (2016). ‘Predictable Policing: Measuring the Crime Control Benefits of Hot spots Policing at Bus Stops’. Journal of Quantitative Criminology, doi:10.1007/s10940-016-9312-y 

Ariel, B., Weinborn, C., and Sherman, L. (2016). ‘Soft policing at hot spots–does it work? A randomized controlled trial’. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 12(7): 277–317

 

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Prof. Aharon Barak

Prof. Aharon Barak

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Aharon Barak was born in Kovne (Kaunas), Lithuania in 1936. In 1958 he completed his master’s degree at the Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and between 1960 and 1963 he served as a teaching assistant at the faculty. In 1963 Barak received his license to practice law, completed his doctorate studies cum laude at the Faculty of Law, and joined the staff at the faculty. As a member of the faculty, Barak was the moving force behind the establishment of the first law journal in Israel to be edited by students. Today, Mishpatim is the most important legal journal in Israel. In 1974-1975, Barak served as dean of the Faculty of Law, and in 1975 he was appointed to the position of attorney general. Barak joined the Supreme Court in 1978 and in 1995 he was appointed president of the Court, a position he held until his retirement from judicial functions in 2006. Barak is considered one of the most brilliant and productive legal experts of our times. His rulings have influenced all fields of law in Israel and are studied by attorneys and researchers from around the world. Throughout his years of judicial service, Barak never abandoned the field of legal research. He published a lengthy list of books and articles, focusing in particular on judicial interpretation, human dignity, and the role of the judge in a democratic society. Several of his books have been translated into various languages. Aharon Barak received the Israel Prize for Law in 1975 and the Zeltner Prize in 1984. He serves as a member of the Israel Academy of the Sciences. In 1999, the International Association of Judges awarded Barak its Justice in the World prize. 

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