Past Event

Executive Power and Legislation in National Security: A Conversation with Israeli Supreme Court Justice Daphne Barak-Erez, moderated by Professor Matthew Waxman

October 2, 2019
12:10 PM - 1:10 PM
Columbia Law School JG 102B

Daphne Barak-Erez is a Senior Research Scholar at Yale Law School. She has been a member of the Supreme Court of Israel since 2012. Previously, she was the Stewart and Judy Colton Professor of Law and held the Chair of Law and Security at the Faculty of Law of Tel-Aviv University. Her main research and teaching areas are administrative and constitutional law.

Barak-Erez was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School, a visiting fellow at the Max-Planck Institute of Public Law, Heidelberg, an Honorary Research Fellow at University College London, a Visiting Researcher at the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in Lausanne, a Visiting Researcher at the Jawarlal Nehru University in Delhi, and a Visiting Fellow at the Schell Center at Yale Law School. She has also taught as a visiting professor at various universities, including the University of Toronto, Columbia Law School, Stanford Law School, Duke Law School, and the University of Virginia Law School.

In the past, she acted as the Director of the Minerva Center for Human Rights, the Chairperson of the Israeli Association of Public Law, the Director of the Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law, a member of the Council of Higher Education in Israel, the President of the Israeli Law and Society Association, as well as the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University.

Barak-Erez was awarded several prizes, including the Rector's Prize for Excellence in Teaching (three times), the Zeltner Prize, the Heshin Prize, the Woman of the City Away by the City of Tel-Aviv and the Women in Law Award by the Israeli Bar. She is the author of several books and of many articles published in Israel, England, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

RSVP here to attend. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

Lunch will be served.