International Human Rights Law: Core Principles
Prof. Shany and Sir Nigel Rodley
The course discusses the ideological and historical background leading to the development of international human rights law, the main principles of that body of law and its method of enforcement.
Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights
Prof. David Kretzmer
The course offers a discussion of the challenges that face international law and the domestic legal system in countering terror, addressing various legal and political questions that arise in the struggle against terror, including the legal regime that applies to action and use of lethal force against suspected terrorists, state liability for terror, international criminal liability for acts of terror, detention of suspected terrorists and restrictions on freedom of expression and political organization.
International Humanitarian Law: Contemporary Challenges, Contemporary Conflicts
Dr. Rotem Giladi
An introduction to international humanitarian law applicable in armed conflicts, examining present-day conflicts and issues. In particular, the course seeks to assess assertions according to which the law inadequately meets the challenges of novel types of actors or armed conflicts.
The Law of the United Nations
Dr. Daphna Shraga
The course examines the Law of the UN in a multi-disciplinary context. It will focus on the institutional and legal framework of UN activities in an ever-growing number and diversity of fields, the powers and competences of the UN, and its role in world affairs and in the development of international law.
Human Dignity in Comparative Perspective
Dr. Doron Shultziner
An exploration of the meanings and functions of 'human dignity' in legal parlance and in legal instruments through comparative perspective. An emphasis will be given to the functions and meanings of human dignity in Israel.
State, Religion and Multiculturalism
Prof. Michael Karayanni
A discussion of the ideological and historical background eading to the development of international human rights law, the main principles of that body of law and its methodof enforcement.
Legal Aspects of the Middle-East Conflict
Prof. Robbie Sabel
The seminar studies elements of international law as reflected in selected documents associated with attempts to resolve the conflict between Israel and its neighbors. Among the documents to be studied: The Balfour Declaration; The British Mandate; UN Resolutions; The Camp David Agreements; The Oslo Agreements; and recent initiatives.
International Law Workshop
Prof. Yuval Shany
Discussion of academic papers on international law.
Public Law and Human Rights Workshop
Prof. Barak Medina and Prof. Michael Karayanni
Discussion of academic papers relating to public law and human rights.
Law and Philosophy Workshop
Prof. Alon Harel, Prof. David Enoch, Dr. Reem Segev
Discussion of papers on subjects in which philosophical analysis is pertinent to the law.
USE OF FORCE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
Prof. Oren Gross
PROBLEMS IN LEGAL PHILOSOPHY
Prof. Joseph Raz and Prof. David Enoch
ADVANCED TOPICS IN CRIMINAL THEORY
Prof. Mitchell Berman
INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW
Prof. Tai-Heng Cheng
Ms. Hayley Galgut
NATIONALISM AND THE FUTURE OF THE NATION-STATE
Prof. George Fletcher and Dr. Liav Orgad
LAW, MEDIA AND FREE SPEECH
Dr. Kim Treiger-Bar-Am
Dr. Saar Pauker
Mr. Avinoam Cohen
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
Mr. Gilad Noam
THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN GERMANY AND THE EU
Prof. Moris Lehner