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Israel's Democracy: Past, Present, Future - Part 1: Fania Oz-Salzberger, Haifa University; Eli Salzberger, Haifa University; and Jonathan Varat, UCLA School of Law, "Israel's Democracy and Supreme Court"

Fania Oz-Salzberger and Eli Salzberger of University of Haifa and Jonathan Varat of UCLA School of Law, will speak on "Israel's Democracy and Supreme Court". This is the 1st event of a 3-part lecture series titled, "Israel's Democracy: Past, Present, Future".

Thursday, April 01, 2010
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
UCLA School of Law, Room 1357
405 Hilgard Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90095

 Israel’s Democracy and Supreme Court

 
featuring
 
Fania Oz-Salzberger
University of Haifa, Monash University, and Princeton University
“Israeli Democracy: Where From, Where To?”
 
Eli Salzberger
University of Haifa and Princeton University
“The Israeli Supreme Court as the Guardian of Israeli Democracy”
 
Jonathan Varat
Discussant
UCLA School of Law
 
 
About the Speakers
Fania Oz-Salzberger is a professor at the University of Haifa Faculty of Law and Founding Director of University of Haifa's Posen Research Forum for Jewish European and Israeli Political Thought. Professor Oz-Salzberger also holds the Leon Liberman Chair of Modern Israel Studies at Monash University and is currently the Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Professor for Distinguished Teaching at the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University.
 
Eli Salzberger is a Professor and former Dean of University of Haifa Faculty of Law. He is currently the 2009-2010 Microsoft / LAPA Fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Professor Salzberger clerked for both the past and present Chief Justices of the Israeli Supreme Court, Aharon Barak and Dorit Beinish.
 
Jonathan Varat is Professor of Law and former Dean of the UCLA School of Law, and is one of the nation’s leading experts on constitutional law. His scholarship focuses on constitutional federalism.
 
About the Lecture Series:
"Israel’s Democracy: Past, Present, Future"
The UCLA Israel Studies Program is proud to present a 3-part lecture series on Israel’s democracy. All lectures will be free and open to the public. Parking is available for $10 and may be purchased at the parking kiosk located at the corner of Hilgard and Westholme Avenues. Related events in the series are posted below.


Cost : Free of charge

Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

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