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Tomer Broude

Prof. Tomer Broude

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Bessie and Michael Greenblatt, Q.C., Chair in Public and International Law
tomerbroude@gmail.com
Room 228
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Professor Tomer Broude is the Bessie and Michael Greenblatt QC Chair in Public and International Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law and Department of International Relations, where he has served as Academic Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Law. His Doctoral Degree is from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. He specializes in public international law and international economic law, particularly international trade and investment, human rights, dispute settlement, development and cultural diversity, and the behavioral economics of international law.

Broude is the author and editor of several books. His articles have appeared in journals such as International Organization, the European Journal of International Law, University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Leiden Journal of International Law, Vanderbilt Law Review, Virginia Journal of International Law, Journal of World Trade, World Trade Review, Journal of International Economic Law, Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Journal of World Intellectual Property and Law and Contemporary Problems. 

He is an Editor of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and of the Cambridge University Press International Economic and Trade Law book series. 
He has served as co-chair of the International Economic Law Interest Group of the American Society of International Law (ASIL) and is one of the founders of the Society of International Economic Law (SIEL). He is on the WTO’s indicative list of dispute settlement panellists, the list of Israeli arbitrators under the Israel-MERCOSUR Free Trade Agreement and Chapter 10 of the Canada-US-Mexico Agreement (formerly Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement). He is a Member of the Advisory Committee under Israel's Trade Remedies Law.

 

Education

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), 2004.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law, Jerusalem, Israel: Bachelor of Laws (LLB), 1996.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Department of International Relations, Jerusalem, Israel: Bachelor of Arts (BA) Cum Laude, 1996.

 

Representative publications

Books

International Governance in the World Trade Organization: Judicial Boundaries and Political Capitulation (London: Cameron May, 2004).

The Politics of International Economic Law (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011)(ed. With Marc L. Busch and Amelia Porges).

Multi-Sourced Equivalent Norms in International Law (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2010)(ed. with Y. Shany).

 

Articles and Book Chapters

Broude T.  and Henckels, C., “Not all Rights are Created Equal: A Loss-Gain Frame of Investor Rights and Human Rights”, Leiden Journal of International Law (2020)

Broude T. and Levy, I., “Outcome Bias and Expertise in Investigations under International Humanitarian Law”, European Journal of International Law (2019)

Broude T. and Milikowsky, N. “Establishing an NHRI in a Contested Political Space: A Deliberative Process in Israel”, 37(3) Nordic Journal of Human Rights 281-299 (2019

Broude, T., “Social In/Equality and International Trade Reformisms of Fear”, 77 University of Illinois Law Review Online (2019)

Thompson, A., Broude, T.and Haftel Y.Z., “Once Bitten, Twice Shy? How Disputes Affect Regulatory Space in Investment Agreements”, 73(4) International Organization 859-880 (2019)

“Arbitration from a Law & Economics Perspective”, forthcoming in Thomas Schultz & Federico Ortino (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration, Oxford University Press, 2018 (with Anne van Aaken).

“The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Regulatory Space: A Comparison of Treaty Texts”, Journal of International Economic Law (2017)(with Yoram Z. Haftel and Alexander Thompson).

“Deontology, Functionality and Scope in the Sovereignty of Human Rights”, Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (2017).

“Between Geneva and Jerusalem: Government-Civil Society Interaction before UN Treaty Monitoring Bodies as a Means of Incorporating International Human Rights in Israel”, Hukim (2017)(with Shlomi Balaban).

“Selective Subsidiarity and Dialectic Deference in the World Trade Organization”, 78 Law and Contemporary Problems 2016.

“Behavioral International Law”, 163 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 2015.

“A Diet Too Far? Intangible Cultural Heritage, Cultural Diversity, and Culinary Practices”, in Irene Calboli and Srividhya Radavan (eds.), Protecting and Promoting Diversity with Intellectual Property Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015).

 

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Ori Herstein

Prof. Ori Herstein

Vice Dean
Professor
ori.herstein@mail.huji.ac.il
Room 225
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Professor Ori Herstein joined the Law Faculty at the Hebrew University in 2014. He teaches and writes primarily on tort law, private law theory, and on various matters of legal and moral philosophy.  Professor Herstein obtained his doctoral and master’s degrees from Columbia University Law School and his law degree and undergraduate philosophy degrees from Tel Aviv University. While at Columbia, he wrote his doctoral dissertation under Professor Joseph Raz.  Professor Herstein is also a member of staff at King's College London's School of Law (as of 2012) and has held visiting and fixed term appointments at Harvard University Law School, Cornell University Law School, Columbia University Law School, and Peking University School of Transnational Law.  Currently, Professor Herstein is the director of the Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law at the Hebrew University and an associate editor for the journal Law and Philosophy. Formerlyhe was co-editor of the Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies (2016-2020) and the co-convener of King’s Legal Philosophy Workshop (2012-2019). Prior to entering academia, Professor Herstein spent two years in private practice as a litigation associate at the NYC offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP as well as clerked on the Tel Aviv Circuit Court under Judge Drora Pilpel. Professor Herstein has been admitted to the New York Bar and the Israel Bar.

 

Education

J.S.D. - Doctor of the Science of Law 
Columbia University Law School, 2008 
Dissertation Supervisor: Professor Joseph Raz  
 
LL.M. - Master of Laws 
Columbia University Law School, 2004 
 
LL.B. - Bachelor of Laws 
Tel Aviv University, 2001
Honors: magna cum laude
 
Undergraduate Degree in Philosophy
Tel Aviv University 2001
 
Graduate Studies in Philosophy
Tel Aviv University 2001-2003 

 

Representative publications

Justifying Standing, 20 (7) Philosophers’ Imprint, 1-18 (2020).  

Understanding Standing: Permission to Deflect Reasons, 174 (12) Philosophical Studies, 3109-3132 (2017).

How Tort Law Empowers, 65(1) University of Toronto Law Journal, 99-132 (2015).

A Legal Right to Do Legal Wrong, 34(1) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 21-45 (2014).

Defending the Right to Do Wrong, 31(3) Law and Philosophy, 343-365 (2012).

A Normative Theory of the Clean Hands Defense, 17(3) Legal Theory, 171-208 (2011).  

 

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Re'em Segev

Prof. Re'em Segev

Vice Dean
Ivan C. Rand Chair in Criminal Law
reem.segev@mail.huji.ac.il

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Education

LL.B., Summa cum Laude, The Hebrew University

LL.M., Magna cum Laude, The Hebrew University

Ph.D., The Hebrew University

 

Representative Publications:

General Versus Special Theories of Discrimination, Journal of Moral Philosophy (2021).

Continuity in Morality and Law, Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2021).

Moral Innocence and the Criminal Law: Non-Mala Actions and Non-Culpable Agents, Cambridge Law Journal 79 (2020).

Should Law Track Morality? Criminal Justice Ethics 36 (2017): 205-223.

Responsibility and Justificatory Defenses, Criminal Law & Philosophy 11 (2017): 97-110.

Should We Prevent Deontological Wrongdoing? Philosophical Studies 173 (2016): 2049-2068.

Moral Rightness and the Significance of Law: Why, How and When Mistake of Law Matters, University of Toronto Law Journal 64 (2014): 36-63.

Justification under Uncertainty, Law & Philosophy 31 (2012): 523-563.

Hierarchical Consequentialism, Utilitas 22 (2010): 309-330.

Second-Order Equality and Levelling Down, Australasian Journal of Philosophy 87 (2009): 425-443.

Well-Being and Fairness, Philosophical Studies 131 (2006): 369-391.

 

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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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hadas aharoni barak

Dr. Hadas Aharoni-Barak

Hadas.Aharonibar@mail.huji.ac.il
Room 203
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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
Room 203
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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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