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The Rule of Law Under Extreme Conditions: Insights from Israel
About the Speaker
Amnon Reichman is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and a Co-Principal Investigator of the Minerva Center for the Rule of Law Under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa. In 2016, he also served as the President of the Israeli Law and Society Association.
Professor Reichman specializes in public law (constitutional law and administrative law), and his areas of expertise include models of regulation, neo-institutionalism, separation of powers, theories of judicial review, human rights, and comparative constitutional and administrative law.
He is the founder and chair of the Research Forum on the Rule of Law at the University of Haifa and heads the graduate program at the aculty of Law (LL.M.) that specializes in civil and administrative law. He also taught and developed the syllabus for the legal segment of the graduate program in Emergency and Disaster Management in the University of Haifa’s Geography Department.
Professor Reichman is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including the Israeli Science Foundation (ISF). He is a member of the European Group of Public Law and has taught in several leading institutions, including UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall), Yeshiva University (Cardozo School of Law) and the Center for Judicial Studies (University of Reno, Nevada).
He holds an LLB (Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem (1994), an LL.M. from the University of California at Berkeley (1996) and an S.J.D from the University of Toronto (2000). He conducted his post-graduate studies at the Center for Ethics and the Professions at Harvard University (2001). Prior to his graduate studies, Reichman clerked for the Hon. Justice Aharaon Barak at the Supreme Court of Israel (1995).
About the Minerva Center
The Minerva Center for the Rule of Law under Extreme Conditions at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and the Geography and Environmental Studies Department is an international venue and transnational forum. The Center initiates innovative interdisciplinary research on the normative and institutional dimensions of the rule of law under extreme conditions as well as in-depth examination of law-in-action.
Its scholars focus on the rule of law, broadly defined to include policy and regulation, under three main types of extreme conditions: natural disasters (epidemics, floods, storms, fires, earthquakes); national security challenges (wars, terrorism, counter terrorism, cyber-terrorism and military actions); and socioeconomic crises (economic meltdowns and severe sociopolitical fragmentation).
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