Archived Events

Sunday, October 22, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

The jurisprudence of the Israeli Supreme Court (ISC) has undergone dramatic changes during the course of its existence. From its inception in 1948 until the late 1970s, the ISC subscribed to what scholars describe as formalistic, rule-oriented modes of legal reasoning.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
2:00pm to 6:00pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room

“The Talmud and Western History, Politics and Law: A Conference in Celebration of the Translation of the Talmud into Italian” will celebrate the first ever translation of the Talmud into Italian.

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Cardozo School of Law

The tension between Israel as a Jewish state and Israel as a democratic state finds expression in the debate over the relationship between Jewish law and Israeli law.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, Cardozo School of Law

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UPDATE (2/9/17 11:00 a.m.)  Despite the weather, this event IS taking place.  We hope to see many people there!  But, hoping for the best and expecting the worst, we have arranged to live-stream the panel.  The link is below.
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Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Yeshiva University Museum at the Center for Jewish History, 15 West 16th Street

As societies evolve, are courts agents of or brakes on social change?  Which should they be? These always important questions are especially salient in Israel in many contexts, none more so than with regard to the status of women.

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 1:45pm to Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 4:30pm
Osgoode Professional Development Center, Toronto, Canada

In collaboration with York's Centre for Public Policy and Law, Osgoode Hall Law School will be hosting the Symposium "Institutions, Constitutions: The Judiciary's Role in the 21st Century" on September 26 & 27, 2016.

Monday, June 27, 2016 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Despite a shared commitment to constitutional norms and a shared intuition that constitutional norms reflect universal principles, the United States and Europe interpret constitutional norms in markedly different ways.

Monday, November 9, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
Cardozo School of Law

For a recap of the event, click here.

Monday, October 26, 2015 -
9:15am to 3:30pm
The Harmonie Club, 4 East 60th Street, New York City

This day-long event sponsored by the Israel Institute concludes with a panel, from 2:00 - 3:30, entitled Balancing Democracy, Justice and Security in Israel and the United States and featuring former Israel Supreme Court President Dorit Beinsich and former U.S.

Friday, July 3, 2015 -
9:00am to 11:00am
NYU School of Law, Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, Room 220

On July 1-3, The International Society of Public Law will hold its 2015 Conference at the NYU School of Law.

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