Prof. Michal Alberstein

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Michal Alberstein, SJD Harvard University; LLB, BA, Tel-Aviv University; is a professor at The Faculty of Law, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She is the Primary Investigator on an ERC consolidator grant to study Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR) and the academic chairperson of “Israeli hope” project, supported by the president of Israel and High Council of Education. She is the 2017 winner of Fattal prize for distinguished legal scholars; 2016 winner of the Bar Ilan University rector prize for significant academic achievement; 2001-2004 winner of Alon scholarship for excellent scientists, and a world renown expert in conflict resolution. She teaches jurisprudence and conflict resolution. Her current research deals with theories of law and conflict resolution and their intellectual roots; multiculturalism and its relation to negotiation and mediation; representations of conflict resolution in literature and film; trauma and memory: medical, legal and cultural perspectives, judicial work of settlement and conflict resolution. She is the author and co-editor of numerous books and articles in English and Hebrew, including the following books: Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Disputes Resolution (UK 2002); Jurisprudence of Mediation (Magnes 2007, in Hebrew); Alterative Justice: Mediating, Restoring and Healing through Legal Institutions (2014, in Hebrew).

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Research

Conflict Resolutoin, Legal Formalism, Jurisprudence, Trauma and Memory, Identity based Conflct Resolution

 

Publications

BOOKS (AUTHOR)

  1. Alternative Justice: Mediation, Restoration and Therapy through Legal Mechanisms (University Meshuderet, forthcoming Modan Publishing, 2015) (in Hebrew)
  2. Jurisprudence of Mediation (University of Haifa Press and Magnes) 2007. (in Hebrew)
  3. Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution (Ashgate, 2002).  

BOOKS (EDITOR)

  1. Trauma's Omen: Israeli Studies in Identity, Memory and Representation (Michal Alberstein, Nadav Davidovitch, Rakefet Zalashik, eds.) Bar Ilan Law University Press and Hakibutz Hameuchad (Forthcoming 2016)
  2. Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing and Making Law (Michal Alberstein, Nadav Davidovitch & Austin Sarat eds.) (Stanford University Press, 2007).

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. (with Limor-Gabay Egozi) “The Decline of Formalism and The Rise of Formalisms: Am Empirical Study of Fluctuations in Israeli Legal Rehtoric” forthcoming in: Contemporary Liberalism in Israel: Between multiculturalism crisis and hope for Thriving, in honor of  Meny Maunter, (Tel –Aviv University Press, 2021) (in Hebrew).
  2. (with Nourit Zimerman) “Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR) in Italy, Israel and England and Wales: A Comparative Look on the Regulation of Judges’ Settlement Activities” Forthcoming in Comparative Dispute Resolution (Moscati, Roberts, and Palmer, eds.) (Edward Elgar Publishing (2020).
  3. "Complexity and Reconstruction as Contemporary Legal Thought: Law–Conflict Interactions and Judicial Work" in: Searching for Contemporary Legal Thought, 465 (Justin Desautels-Stein & Christopher Tomlins eds., 2017) (Cambridge University Press, 2017).
  4. The Measure of Formalism in Traumatic Cases: The Court as a Therapeutic Agent in: Trauma's Omen: Israeli Studies in Identity, Memory and Representation 279 (Michal Alberstein, Nadav Davidovitch, Rakefet Zalashik, eds.) Bar Ilan Law University Press and Hakibutz Hameuchad, 2016) (in Hebrew)
  5. (with Avital Margalit) Reconciliation in the Courtroom: On the Power and Limitations of Apology forthcoming in In Search of Solidarity: An Israeli Journey 402. (Yedidia Z. Stern and Benjamin Porat, eds.) (The Israel Democracy Institute (2014) (in Hebrew).
  6. The Measure of Formalism: Justice Dorner's Writing as a Case Study in Dorner's Book (Shulamit Almog, Yaad Rotem and Dorit Beinish, eds., Nevo Publishing, 2009) 57. (in Hebrew)
  7. Israeli-Jewish Cultural aspects of an Event of Violence: Between Biblical Codes and Zionist Ideology, in Restoring Justice after Large Scale Violent Conflicts 252 (Ivo Aersten, Jana Arsovska, Holger-C.Rohne, Marta Valinas eds., (Willen Punlishing, 2008).
  8. Forgiveness across Cultures: Genocide in the West and elsewhere (El Perdon a traes delas culturas: Genocidio en Occidente y en otro lugares) in Memoria y reconstruccion de la paz: Enfoques Multidisciplinares en Contextos Mundiales 59 (Rosa M Medina Domenech, Beatriz Molina Rueda, Maria Gracia-Miguel eds., Universidad de Granada, Catarara, 2008) (in Spanish).
  9. (with Nadav Davidovitch) Trauma and Memory: between collective and subjective experiences" (Trauma y Memoria: entre la experencia individual y colectivia), Memoria y Reconstruccion de la Paz: Enfoques Multidisciplinares en Contextos Mundiale 41 (Rosa M Medina Domenech, Beatriz Molina Rueda, Maria Gracia-Miguel, eds., Universidad de Granada, Catarara, 2008) (in Spanish)
  10. The Secrets of Mediation and Trauma in Contemporary film: A Search from the Perspective of Restorative Justice, Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing and Making Law 263 (Austin Sarat, Nadav Davidovitch, Michal Alberstein, eds., Stanford University Press, 2007)
  11. Trauma and Memory: Between Individual and Collective Experiences, Trauma and Memory: Reading, Healing and Making Law 3 (Austin Sarat, Nadav Davidovitch, Michal Alberstein, eds., Stanford University Press, 2007) (with Austin Sarat and Nadav Davidovitch)
  12. Mediating Paradoxically: Complementing the Paradox of 'Relational Autonomy' with the 'Paradox of Rights' in Thinking Mediation, in Paradoxes and Inconsistencies in Law 225 (Hart Publishing, Oren Perez & Gunther Teubner eds., 2006)
  13. On Biases, Bounded Rationality and Other Voices: Cultures of Mediation and Law, in Trials of Love 657 (Orna Ben Naftali, Hannah Naveh, eds., Ramot, 2005) (in Hebrew)

ARTICLES

  1. (with Limor Gabay-Egozi and Bryna Bogoch) “What’s with Formalism? An Empirical Study of Various Predictors and Profiles of Supreme Court Rhetoric” forthcoming in Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 2021.
  2. (with Paola Lucarelli, Nofit Amir, Dana Rosen, Hadas Cohen) “Fitting the Forum to The Fuss while Seeking the Truth: Lessons from judicial Reforms in Italy.” Forth coming In Ohio State Journal on Conflict Resolution 2020.
  3. (with Béatrice Coscas-Williams) “Un palais de justice aux multiples portes “: La diversité des réponses pénales (Israël, Italie, France) Les cahiers de la justice # 2020/1, 87.
  4. (with Hadas Cohen) “Multilevel Access to Justice in a World of Vanishing Trials” forthcoming in Fordham Urban Law Journal 2020.
  5. (With Sari Luz Kanner, Dana Rosen and Yosef Zohar) “Managerial Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR) of Plea Bargaining: Shadows of Law and Conflict Resolution” 22 New Criminal Law Review. 492 (2019).
  6. (With Béatrice Coscas-Wiliams) “A Patchwork of doors: Accelerated Proceedings in Continental Criminal Justice systems” 22 New Criminal Law Review. 585 (2019).
  7. (with Limor Gabay-Egozi and Bryna Bogoch) “Between Formalism and Discretion: Measuring Trends in Supreme Court Rhetoric” 47 Hofstra Law Review. 1103 (2019).
  8. (with Amos Gabrieli) “Conflict Resolution Practices in The Courtroom: Between The Adversarial and The Inquisitorial” forthcoming in Bar Ilan Law Studies 2019 (in Hebrew).
  9. (with Shira Rosenberg) “The Sexual Harassment Commissioner role as Therapy in the Shadow of Authority: between Victims and Offenders” forthcoming in Bar-Ilan Law Studies 2019 (in Hebrew). 
  10. (with Amos Gabrieli and Nourit Zimerman) “Authority-based Mediation” 20 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 1 (2018).
  11. (with Beatrice Coscas-Williams) “La médiation pénale en Israël” Les cahiers de la justice # 2018/3 (in French)
  12. (with Ayelet Sela and Nourit Zimerman) “Judges as Gatekeepers and The Dismaying Shadow of The Law: Courtroom Observation of Judicial Settlement Practices,” 24 Harvard Neg Law Rev. 83 (2018).
  13. (with Amos Gabrieli and Nourit Zimerman) “Authority-based Mediation: Law in The Shadow of Mediation” Hamishpat 24 (2018) 387. (in Hebrew).
  14. (with Edite Ronen, Nourit Zimerman, Michal Rom, Ronit Cohen) “Observations of Judicial Activities within The Courtroom: A Methodological inquiry from a qualitative Perspective” Hamishpat 24 (2018) 207 (in Hebrew).
  15.  (with Nourit Zimerman) “Constructive Plea-Bargaining: Towards Judicial Conflict Resolution” 32 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 279 (2017)
  16. “Judicial Conflict Resolution: Towards a Jurisprudence beyond Dispute”, 11 Din Udvarim (2018) 19. (in Hebrew)
  17. (with Yuval Sinai) “Expanding Judicial Discretion: Between Legal and Conflict Considerations” 21 Harv. Negot. L. Rev. 2015-2016 (221).
  18. (with Nadav Davidovitch) “Intersecting Professions: A Public Health Perspective on Law to Address Health Care Conflicts” 83 THE INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CONFLICT ENGAGEMENT AND RESOLUTION 2017 (5) 1-2.
  19. (with Yuval Sinai) “Court Arbitration by Compromise: Discretion, Hybridity and Legal Pluralism” 13 Cardozo Public Law, Policy & Ethics Journal (2015) 739.
  20. “Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR): A New Jurisprudence for Emerging Judicial Practice” 16 Cardozo Law Journal of Conflict Resolution (2015) 1.
  21.  “The Success–Failure Anxiety in Conflict Resolution: Between Law, Narrative and Field Building” forthcoming in International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution 2014.
  22. “The Law of Alternatives: Conflict Resolution as The Art of Reconstruction” 70 Studies in Law Politics and Society (2016) 149-180.
  23. “Experimenting with Conflicts Constructively: In Search of Identity for the Field of Conflict Resolution” in 1 International Journal of Conflict Engagement and Resolution (2013) 135.
  24. "The Mediation Revolution in Israel: Current Mapping of Intersections of Conflict Resolution and Law", forthcoming in The Israel Journal on Conflict Resolution 2013 (in Hebrew)
  25. (with Jay Rothman) "Individuals, Groups, Intergroups: Theorizing about The Role of Identity in Conflicts", 28 Ohio St. J. on Disp. Resol. 631 2013
  26. “Measuring Legal Formalism: Reading Hard Cases with Soft Frames” 57 Studies in Law, Politics and Society ( 2012 ) 2003.
  27. (with Amy Cohen) Progressive Constitutionalism and Alternative Movements in Law, ­72 Ohio St. Law Journal 1083 (2011)
  28. The Measure of Legal Formalism: Cultures and Frames of Israeli Legal Writing 27 Bar Ilan Law studies (2012) 349 (in Hebrew)
  29. Fast Justice v. Sublime Justice: Anatomy of Practice Theory Relationship in Conflict Resolution Alei Mishpat (forthcoming, 2011) (in Hebrew)
  30. (with Nadav Davidovitch) Apologies in the Health Care System: From Clinical Medicine to Public Health 74 Law & Contemp. Probs. 151 (2011)
  31.  ADR and Transitional Justice as Reconstructing The Rule of Law 2011 Journal on. Dispute Resolution 127 (2011)
  32. (with Nadav Davidovitch) Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Public Health: Israeli Perspectives, 26 Bar Ilan Law studies (2010) 549. (in Hebrew)
  33. "On Hastiness and Procedural Justice at Tel Aviv Labor Court: Observations of Mediations and Litigations" 7 Maazanei Mishpat (2010) 119. (in Hebrew)
  34. The Jurisprudence of Mediation: Between Formalism, Feminism and Identity Conversations 11 Cardozo Journal of Dispute Resolution 1 (2009).
  35. Measure of Legal Formalism in Traumatic Cases: Stylistic Analysis Hamishpat (2009) 6. (in Hebrew).
  36. (with Nadav Davidovitch) The Traumatic Memories of Nazi Medical Atrocities: Moving Toward a More Focused Analysis, 19 Korot: The Israel Journal of the History of Medicine and Science (2008) 105.
  37. ADR and Collective Trauma: Constructing Healing Forums, 10 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution 11 (2008)
  38. (with Nadav Davidovitch) Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Public Health: A Broad Perspective on Dialogue, Thomas Jefferson Law Review, 2008; 30: 507-533
  39. Resistance to mediation: Rights, Legal Consciousness and Multiculturalism, 24 Bar-Ilan L. Studies 1 (2008). (in Hebrew)
  40. Restorative Justice as Internalization of the Role of Law: Combining Restoration with Retribution in the Film Festen 8 Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution (2007) 405.
  41. Forms of Mediation and Law: Cultures of Dispute Resolution, 22 Ohio State Journal on Dispute Resolution 321 (2007)
  42. (with Shulamit Almog) Law and the Humanities and Legal Education: Poetics of Interpretation, 3 Haifa University Law Review - Din Udvarim 21 (2007). (in Hebrew)
  43. The Pragmatic Idea in Law and Conflict Resolution: Anatomy of Evolving Jurisprudential Theories, 5 Mishpat Ve'asakim 55 (2006). (in Hebrew)
  44. Therapeutic Keys of Law: Reflections on Paradigmatic Shifts and the Limits and Potential of Reform Movements” A Book Review of: Judging in a Therapeutic Key: Therapeutic Jurisprudence and The Courts (Bruce J. Winick and David B. Wexler, eds.), 39 (1) Israel Law Review 301 (2006)
  45. Victim-Offender Mediation in the Film ‘Festen’: Anatomy of a Community Making Law: Strengths and Limitations, 22 Bar-Ilan Law Studies 81 (2005) (in Hebrew)
  46. Negotiating for Justice, Fighting for Law: The Dialectic of Promoting and Settling Disputes in the Current Global Era, 31 Studies in Law Politics and Society 45 (2004)
  47. On The Place Of The Law and Agnon as an Interpretive Style: Reviewing Shulamit Almog’s Book: City, Law, Story, 9 Hamishpat 525 (2003) (in Hebrew)
  48. From Ringer to Barda and the Aporethic Condition, 19 Bar-Ilan L. Studies 633 (2003) (in Hebrew)
  49. Negotiating through Paradoxes: Rationality, Practicality, and Naive Realism, 22 Studies in Law Politics and Society 197 (2001).
  50. Getting to Where? On Peace Making and Law Teaching at Harvard Law School, 10 Law & Critique 323 (1999)

Other publications

  1. “Forms of Mediation and Law: Cultures of Dispute Resolution” in: Relationship-centered lawyering : social science theory for transforming legal practice / edited by Susan L. Brooks & Robert G. Madden. Durham, NC : Carolina Academic Pr. (2010)
  2. "Negotiation" & "Pragmatism", in The Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives (Sage Publications, 2008)
  3. "Saying "I'm Sorry": The Role of Apology in Public Health" 35 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 132 (2007) (with Nadav Davidovitch, Paul Lombardo and Charity Scott)

Presentations and invited Lectures

November 2020

 

(with Sari Luz-Kanner) “MULTIDOOR as an online platform assisting litigants by providing legal data and conflict resolution coaching to navigate legal disputes”. Presented at: Law and Society International Research Collaborative (IRC) conference Transforming the Judiciary (on Zoom).

 

December 2018

(with Limor-Gabay Egozi and Bryna Bogoch) “Formalisms of Law: Building Measures to Evaluate the Fluctuating Paths of Legal Rhetoric in Supreme Court Decisions” COMPARATIVE SUPREME COURT DECISION MAKING WORKSHOP, Hebrew University.

 

June 2018

LSA Judicial Conflict Resolution in Italy, Israel and England and Wales: A Comparative Look on the Regulation of Judges' Settlement Activities, Toronto

 

May 2018

Community Courts as a Nonpunitive Model: Lessons from an Ethnographic Study, Haifa

 

January 2018

Israeli Law and Society Association Conference - Net of Settlement, Bar-Ilan University

 

October 2017

Judicial Conflict Resolution: Examining Hybrids of Non Adversarial Justice”: Legal Sciences Department, University of Firenze

 

June 2017

Authority, Dispute Resolution  And The Disenchanted Image  Of Law: Courtroom Observation  Of Judges’ Settlement Activities, Mexico

 

June 2017

 

 

April 2017

 

“Religious Identity Conversations: Between Compromise and mediation” invited lecture at Humboldt University, Berlin

 

 “Judicial Conflict Resolution: A New Jurisprudence for an Emerging Judicial Practice” Part 2 European University Institute (EUI) Fiesole, Italy

 

 

December 2016

“Legal Formalism and the Shadow of the Shadow of the Law” ISF workshop on Legal Formalism, Bar Ilan University

 

“Formalisms of Law: The Fluctuating Paths of Legal Rhetoric” ISF workshop on Legal Formalism, Bar Ilan University

 

October 2016    

“Formalisms of Law: The Fluctuating Paths of Legal Rhetoric and Reconstructions of The Judicial Role” Judicial Behavior Workshop, University of Chicago School of Law

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution: Merging Theory and Practice in Dispute Processing” Legal Scholarship workshop, University of Chicago Law School

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution: Merging Theory and Practice in Dispute Processing. Exploratory projects.” Ohio State University Moritz College of Law (2016)

 

“Constructive Plea Bargaining: Towards Judicial Conflict Resolution” Fordham University School of Law (2016)

 

September 2016

“What Courtroom Observations Can Teach Us about What Judges do to Settle Cases” AALS Dispute Resolution Section, WIP, Marquette University 

 

June 2016

“Expanding Judicial Discretion: Between Legal and Conflict considerations” Law and Society Conference at New Orleans

 

"Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR): Methodological and Comparative Challenges Judicial Conflict" Law and Society Conference at New Orleans

  

 

“Mediating in and outside the courtroom: Empirical Findings and Theoretical Insights”, celebrating a decade for the mandatory pre-mediation process in Israel,  Hebrew University Faculty of Law

 

June 2016

 

(with Yuval Sinai) “Expanding Judicial Discretion: Between Legal and Conflict Considerations” Interdisciplinary Center Herzelia, Faculty Seminar.

 

April 2016

“Judicial Conflict Resolution:  Merging Theory and Practice in Dispute Processing” IRSIG-CNR The Research Institute on Judicial Systems, Bologna

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution: a New Jurisprudence for an Emerging Judicial Practice” European University Institute (EUI) Fiesole, Italy

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution: Examining Hybrids of Non-Adversarial Justice” Legal Sciences Department, University of Firenze

 

March 2016

 

(with Yuval Sinai) “Expanding Judicial Discretion: Between Legal and Conflict Considerations” Bar Ilan University Faculty Seminar.

 

January 2016

“Constructive Processing of The Criminal Conflict: towards Judicial Conflict Resolution”  The First International Conference on Positive Criminology and Positive Victimology: Towards a New Paradigm in Law Enforcement, Sentencing and Rehabilitation, Bar Ilan University

 

 

 

June 2015

“Progressively repetitive: narratives of transgression and reconstruction in legal theory and institutional alternatives in law” Contemporary Legal Thought Track within Institute for Global Law & Policy (IGLP) Harvard Law School

 

May 2015

“Judicial Conflict Resolution” Law and Society conference in Seattle

 

February 2015

“Criminal Formalism: Values, Policy Considerations and Personal Expressions in Criminal Appeal Cases” The Israeli Association for Law and Society (ILSA) Annual Conference, Haifa University

 

January 2015

"Judicial Conflict Resolution: From Practice of Settlement to Theory of Conflict Resolution" International Conference on Bridging Theory and Practice of Creative Conflict Engagement, Program on Conflict Management, Resolution and Negotiation, Bar Ilan University

 

December 2014

“Divorce in the shadow of Law and outside its boundaries: The Collaborative Divorce Approach in light of language of alternatives” The Israeli Bar Association, Jerusalem

 

November 2014

 

"The Paradox of mediation between consent and coercion: A Comparative study of mandatory mediation programs in the EU, USA and Israel” CLE for Lawyers, Bar Ilan University and the Israeli Bar Association

 

 

 November 2014

 

“In Favor of Settlement: Structuring Court’s Discretion in Compromise Consent Verdicts” The Yale Dispute Resolution Workshop, Yale Law School

 

October 2014

“The Language of Alternatives” CLE for Lawyers, Bar Ilan University and the Israeli Bar Association

 

October 2014

“Changes in formalism and values in Israeli Supreme Court decisions in Criminal Cases” Irish Jurisprudence Society at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

 

 

October 2014

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution (JCR)” University College Dublin (UCD) Sutherland School of Law

 

June 2014

 

“Conflict Resolution as a Relational Practice” Fordham University Law and Religion Workshop, Loppiano, Italy

 

June 2014

“Apologies, Mediation and Restorative Justice in Public Health, and Law: Institutionalized Mechanisms to Process Conflicts” Manheim University, Stuttgart Germany

 

 

May 2014

 

(with Yuval Sinai) “In Favor of Compromise”, Law and Society Annual Conference 2014 Minneapolis

 

May 2014

“Problem Solving in Courts as a Mainstream Conflict Resolution Activity”, A Conference for Launching The first Community Courts in Israel” Tel Aviv University

 

January 2014

 

“Judicial Conflict Resolution: A New Paradigm for The Understanding of Judges Activities in The Courtroom.”  Neveh Ilan Advanced Study for Israeli Judges

 

December 2013

 

“Apology, Mediation and Restorative Justice in The Health Care System: Institutionalized Alternatives in Medicine and Law”, The Israeli Ministry of Health, Forum for Decision Making for senior medical experts.

 

November 2013

“Problem Solving Courts for Domestic Violence: The Next Phase of Feminism”, conference at the Israeli Knesset (Parliament)

 

October 2013

 

“The Law of Alternatives: Conflict Resolution as The Art of Reconstruction" New York Law School

 

October 2013

 

"The Law of Alternatives and Non Adversarial Justice: In Search of Identity for The Field of Conflict Resolution" Cardozo law School

 

October 2013

 

"Experimenting with Conflicts Constructively: in Search of Identity for The Field of Conflict Resolution" Earth Institute, Columbia University

 

September 2013

 

"The Law of Alternatives: Conflict Resolution as The Art of Reconstruction" Fordham Law School

 

June 2013

"Justice in Criminal Law: Legal Regulation of Apology and Reconciliation" Reconciliation Conference, Bar Ilan University

 

 

May 2013

 

(with Jay Rothman) "Individuals, Groups, Intergroups: Theorizing about The Role of Identity in Conflicts" Law and Society Annual Conference, Boston

 

May 2013

"Defining Success while Building a Field: Theories of Experimentations in Conflict Engagement" Conflict Resolution International Conference, Bar Ilan University

 

April 2013

 

(with Jay Rothman) "Individuals, Groups, Intergroups: Theorizing about The Role of Identity in Conflicts" Bar Ilan Faculty of Law

 

March 2013

 

"Broken Consent in ADR: From Informed Consent to Identity Work in Second Generation Models" The Changing Role of Consent in ADR Conference, Haifa University

 

March 2013

 

"The Decline of Formalism and the Rise of Values: Between Overcoming and Measuring", Tel Aviv University

 

December 2012

 

"Integrated Domestic Violence Courts in Israel: Lessons from Clinical Education," Israel Law and Society Conference, Ramat Gan College

 

November 2012

 

"Non-adversarial Justice in Israel: Therapeutic Innovative Practices for Judges and Lawyers" Non Adversarial Justice Conference, Bar Ilan University

 

October 2012

 

“The Law of Alternatives: In Search of Identity in Dispute Resolution”, School of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Mason University

 

September 2012

 

“The Law of Alternatives: In Search of Identity in Dispute Resolution”, Cardozo School of Law

 

December 2011

“Restorative Justice and The Language of Alternatives”, Israel Law and Society Conference, Bar Ilan University

 

July 2011

"Collective Trauma in light of Israeli films" Heidelberg University, Hochsule pur Judishe Studies, Heidelberg, Germany

 

July 2011

 

 

 

"Apologies in the Health Care System: From Clinical Medicine to Public Health"

(with Nadav Davidovitch) Therapeutic Jurisprudence International Conference, Berlin, Germany

 

December 2010

 "Transitional Justice as Promoting the Rule of Law: Applying the Framework of Alternatives" – Israeli Law and Society Conference, IDC Herzelia

 

December 2010

"Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Youth Delinquency: an Introduction" – From Retributive to Restorative Justice: International and Multicultural Perspectives, IDC Herzelia

 

 October 2010

"Managing the Emanuel Conflict: between Mediation and Law" – Between Sacredness and Law: Following the Case of the Emanuel School. The Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

 

October 2010

"Facing the intercultural allure: Trapped Bedouin women in the film Yellow Asphalt"— The status and Rights of Arab Women in Israel, University of Haifa

 

October 2010

"ADR and Transitional Justice as Reconstructing The Rule of Law" – ADR and The Rule of Law, University of Missouri School of Law, Missouri

 

October 2010

 

"Apologies in the Health Care System: From Clinical Medicine to Public Health" – Annual Symposium See You Out of Court? The Role of ADR in Healthcare, Duke University, USA

May 2010

"Making law after critique: Jurisprudence of Reconstruction" Law and Society 2009 annual conference in Chicago

 

April 2010

"Forms and Frames of Formalism in Israeli Supreme Court Decision Making" Faculty Seminar at ICC Herzelia Law School.

 

January 2010

"On Hastiness and Procedural Justice at Tel Aviv Labor Court: Observations of Mediations and litigations" –  Worlds of Mediation conference: Mediation and the Courts: Regulation and New Regularities", at the Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation at Bar Ilan University.

 

December 2009

"Possible Intersections between Law and Medicine and ADR – Preliminary mapping – Worlds of Mediation conference: Health, Law and Conflict Management, at the Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation at Bar Ilan University.

 

December 2009

"Apologizing in the courtroom in a "post legalistic" culture" – Israeli Law and Society Conference, Tel Aviv University

June 2009

"Justice of Regimes in Transitions" – an Israeli Perspective Between the Public and Private" – Transitional Justice in Israel: Paths to Reconciliation, Bar Ilan University

May 2009

"Measures of Legal Formalism: Cultures of Jurisprudence in Legal Cases" – Law and Society 2009 annual conference in Denver

December 2008

"Measures of Formalism in Israeli 'Traumatic' Supreme Court Decisions" – The Israeli Law and Society first conference at the Hebrew University.

November 2008

"The Measure of Formalism: Cultures of Israeli Legal Writing" – Faculty Seminar, Tel-Aviv University.

October 2008

"Multicultural Israel: from Pragmatism, to Rights Discourse toward Identity Conversations" – Jewish Studies Department Colloquium, UIC University.

October 2008

"Institutionalized Methods to Incorporate Victim's Therapy into the Criminal Justice System: The Case of Problem Solving Courts for Domestic Violence" – Criminology Department Colloquium, UIC University.

October 2008

"Measures of Legal Formalism: Readings in Jurisprudence and in Legal Cases" – Faculty Seminar, Loyola university at Chicago.

June 2008

" ADR, TJ and Collective Trauma: Constructing Healing Forums" – Therapeutic Jurisprudence International Conference, San Juan, Peurto-Rico

May 2008

"Alternatives in Law: Public Health, Mediation and Conflict Resolution" – Symposium on Rethinking Public Health Law and Ethics, The Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

April 2008

"The measure of Formalism: Cultures of Jurisprudence from Israeli and Global Perspectives" – European University Institute, Law Department, Florence, Italy

 

March 2008

"Cultures of Mediation and Law: Images and Languages of Alternatives to Adjudication" – Israeli Institute for Democracy, Jerusalem

July 2007

                       

"Legal Education and the Humanities: Poetics of interpretations" – Law and Society Conference, Humboldt University, Berlin (with Shulamit Almog)

June 2007

"Mediation after Institutionalization: Between Relationship, Procedure and Narrative" – Colloquium on The Next Phase on Mediation: New Directions and Multicultural Challenges, Haifa University

June 2007

"Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Public Health: The Potential for a Dialogue" – Therapeutic Jurisprudence International Conference, Padua, Italy

May 2007       

"The Dialectic of the Dissatisfaction with the Administration of Justice" – Therapeutic Jurisprudence conference, The Faculty of Law, Bar Ilan University

May 2007

"Institutionalized Methods during Corporate the Victims Therapy into the Criminal Justice System: The case of Problems Solving Courts for Dramatic Violence" – Victimology and the Law conference, Keynote speaker, Bar Ilan University

April 2007

"Fast Justice v. Devine Justice: Anatomy of practice-theory dialectics in conflict resolution" – Symposium on Fast Justice, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

March 2007

"Interdisciplinarity and the Humanities: Hierarchies"—Symposium on Law and the Humanities, University of Haifa

January 2007

"Mediation and Law in the Film Festen: Mixed Borders" – Symposium on Mediation and Art, The Program on Conflict Management and Negotiation, Bar Ilan University

October 2006

"ADR and Collective Trauma: Constructing Healing Forums" – Symposium on ADR and Social Justice, Fordham University, New York

June 2006

"Genocide in the west and elsewhere: forgiveness across cultures"Conference on Traumatic Memory, Granada University, Spain

June 2006

"Apologizing Across Cultures: Regulating Apology and Public Health" – CDC (Center for disease control and prevention) Conference, Atlanta

March 2006

"Mediation Going Public: Cultures of Mediation and Law" – Law and Humanities Conference, Syracuse, New York

May 2005

"Forgiveness across cultures: Genocide in the west and elsewhere" – Conference on WWII and its Influence on The Law, Haifa University

May 2005

"Law in Flux which Follows Reality v Reality which Follows the Law: a Review of Justice Barak Book on a Judge in a Democratic State" – A Symposium on Justice Barak Book, Bar Ilan University

February 2005

“Mediation Going Public: Cultures of Mediation and Law” – Faculty Legal Theory Colloquium, Cardozo School of Law, New York

October 2004

 

"The EU in Regional Conflict Resolution", Interdisciplinary center (IDC) Herzlia, Israel. Paper presented: "Multicultural Europe: coping with conflicts through identity conversations."

 

June 2004

 

 

"Mediation and trauma in contemporary film" – The Law and Society Conference, Chicago

December 2003

“The secrets of Mediation and Trauma in Contemporary Film: A Search from the Perspective of Restorative Justice” -- International Conference on Trauma and Memory: Subjective & Collective Experiences: Legal, Medical and Cultural Perspectives, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. (Co-organizer with Nadav Davidovitch).

October 2003

"Anatomy of a Community Making Law: Readings in Festen and Contemporary Mediation" – Faculty Legal Theory Colloquium, Birkbeck College, London

June 2003

 

 

The Law and Society 2003 Conference, Pittsburgh PA, USA. The author in an "author meets readers" panel, discussing the book: "Pragmatism and Law: From Philosophy to Dispute Resolution"

An additional presentation at a panel on conflicts: "Advancing Through Paradoxes: Complementing the Paradox of Self-Determination with the Paradox of Rights in Thinking Mediation

May 2003

"Victim-Offender Mediation in The Film Festen: Anatomy of a Community Making Law: Strengths and Limitations" – Faculty Legal Theory Colloquium, Haifa University

 

June 2002

The Law and Society: 2002 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia. Presented paper: "Negotiating for Justice, Fighting for Law: The Dialectic of Promoting and Settling Disputes at Once in the Current Global Era"

 

June 2001

The Law and Society 2001 Conference in Budapest, Hungary.

Presented paper: "A Jurisprudence of Dispute Resolution: An Inquiry from an Israeli Perspective"

 

May 2000

The Law and Society 2000 Conference in Miami.

Presented paper: "Alternative Hierarchies: The Changing Role of Dispute Resolution in Contemporary Society - In Search of a Progressive Mediation"

 

September 1999

Critical Legal Studies 2000 - Retro and Prospect. Conference at Birkbeck College, London.

Presented paper: "Getting to Where? On Peace Making and Law Teaching at Harvard Law School" 

 

 

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