Professor Emerita of Human Rights
Gavison, Ruth, Haim H. Cohn Professor of Human Rights Law at Hebrew University Law Faculty. Born in Jerusalem. Received an LLB (cum laude) in 1969, LLM (summa cum laude) in 1971, and BA in economics and philosophy (1970), all from Hebrew University. Law clerk at the Israel Supreme Court (Justice Benjamin Halevi). Admitted to the Israeli bar in 1971. In 1975 she received a D.Phil. in legal philosophy from Oxford University. Her dissertation (Legal Protection of Privacy) was written under the supervision of H.L.A. Hart.