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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. International Law Workshop
    Prof. Yuval Shany
    Discussion of academic papers on international law.

  9. Public Law and Human Rights Workshop
    Prof. Barak Medina and Prof. Michael Karayanni
    Discussion of academic papers relating to public law and human rights.

  10. 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.


    Elective Courses:

  1. USE OF FORCE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW
    Prof. Oren Gross

  2. PROBLEMS IN LEGAL PHILOSOPHY
    Prof. Joseph Raz and Prof. David Enoch

  3. ADVANCED TOPICS IN CRIMINAL THEORY
    Prof. Mitchell Berman

  4. INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW
    Prof. Tai-Heng Cheng

  5. TRANSITIONAL JUSTICE
    Ms. Hayley Galgut

  6. NATIONALISM AND THE FUTURE OF THE NATION-STATE
    Prof. George Fletcher and Dr. Liav Orgad

  7. LAW, MEDIA AND FREE SPEECH
    Dr. Kim Treiger-Bar-Am

  8. INVESTMENT ARBITRATION
    Dr. Saar Pauker

  9. IMMIGRATION LAW
    Mr. Avinoam Cohen

  10. INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW
    Mr. Gilad Noam

  11. THE PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN GERMANY AND THE EU
    Prof. Moris Lehner


Background Courses


  1. INTRODUCTION TO ISRAELI LAW
    Ms. Osnat Grady-Schwartz

 
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