Law and Feminism

Tammy  Katsabian

Adv. Tammy Katsabian

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Tammy Katsabian is a PhD student at the law faculty of the Hebrew University and research fellow of the Cyber Law Program.

She is writing her thesis under the guidance of Prof. Guy Davidov. Her thesis focuses on the way the internet platform and virtual technology have influenced labour rights in a way that requires new understandings and redefinitions of basic concepts in this field, including fundamental workers’ rights. Her research is consisted of a series of articles focusing on the effects of the internet on three issues: the right to private life and privacy of the employee; the definition of “employee”; and freedom of association.

Tammy has an L.L.M degree from Yale Law School and Tel-Aviv University (cum laude) and an L.L.B degree from Bar Ilan University (cum laude). Alongside to her studies at the PhD program, Tammy was the executive director of the Clinical Legal Education Center at the Hebrew University from April 2013 and until October 2016 and served as the clinical advisor of the Women’s Rights at Work Clinic. Today she is working as the academic advisor of the Women’s Rights at Work Clinic.  

Alongside her academic activity, Tammy is participating in various social-change activities. She is board member of “Tmura Center” and “Shaharit” and a member of ISEF foundation. 

 

Dissertation Subject: Labor Rights in the Internet Age. 

Faculty Supervisor: Prof. Guy Davidov.

 

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Frances Raday

Prof. Frances Raday

Elias Liberman Chair in Labor Law
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Frances Raday graduated in law from the London School of Economics. She acquired a doctorate of law and continued on to become a full professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem . Raday has written numerous books and articles on the subject of human rights, labor law, religion and human rights, and feminist theory. Raday currently heads the Concord Institute for the Study of the Absorption of International Law in Israel at the College of Management Academic Studies. At the United Nations, Raday has been a Special Rapporteur of the Human Rights Council and was chair of the Working Group on Discrimination against Women; and is a former member of the Committee to Eliminate All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). Raday has, in Israel, served as chairperson of the Advisory Committee to the Commission for Equal Opportunities in Work, and was the founding chairperson of the Legal Center of the Israel Women’s Network. She has represented numerous petitioners in groundbreaking Supreme Court cases in the fields of labor law; trade union freedoms; discrimination on grounds of sex; rights of asylum seekers; recruitment fees for migrant workers; and freedom of and from religion. She has been a co-petitioner or amicus in cases on abortion rights in the Supreme Courts of the UK and of Brazil; an has acted as expert witness in cases on employees’ patent rights in US courts. 

Prof. Raday has been awarded an Honorary Professorship at University College, London; and Doctor Honoris at the University of Copenhagen. She has received numerous awards in recognition of her work, including the Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence; the Bar-Niv Prize for Labor Law, the Israel’s Bar Prize for Outstanding Attorneys, and an award from the Israel Women’s Network for exceptional contribution.

Raday's most recent book  is: Economic Woman - Gendering Inequality in the Age of Capital, Routledge 2019

 

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