Prof. Keren Weinshall (Margel)

Keren Weinshall (Margel)
Vice Dean
Member of The Israeli Young Academy of Arts and Sciences
Katia & Hans Guth-Dreyfus Chair in Conflict Resolution and Law
Room 227
Vice Dean


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

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, Udi Sommer & Ya’acov Ritov, Ideological Influences on Governance and Regulation: The Comparative Case of Supreme Courts. Regulation & Governance (2017). 
Keren Weinshall-Margel, Law and Ideology in Supreme Court Decision-Making: A Comparative and Quantitative Analysis (Hebrew University Press, 2016). 
  * received the 2016 Gorny prize for young researcher’s scholarship in public law from the Israeli Association of Public Law. 
Keren Weinshall-Margel, Inbal Galon & Ifat Taraboulos, Creating a Case Weight Index for Measuring Judicial Workload, 44 Hebrew University Law Review, 769 (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 (2011). 
  * received an award for Best Graduate Student Paper in the Social Sciences.
Keren Weinshall-Margel & John Shapard, Overlooked Factors in the Analysis of Parole Decisions, 108 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 833 (2011) [Research Note].
Menachem Hofnung & Keren Weinshall-Margel, Judicial Setbacks, Material Gains: Terror Litigation at the Israeli High Court of Justice, 7 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, 664 (2010).