Dr. Manal Totry - Jubran

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Short Biography

Manal is senior lecturer (Associate Professor) at the Law faculty - Bar Ilan University. She was a Post Doctorial Fellow at the Faculty of Law, the Hebrew University. She received her Ph.d. from the Faculty of Law, University of Tel- Aviv. Her dissertation under the supervision of Prof. Yishai Blank, is titled “In the Name of the Diversity Discourse: The Role of the Law in Designing Urban Spatial Segregation on the Basis of Nationally”. She received her LL.M. (Magna cum Laude) from the Faculty of Law, University of Tel- Aviv. Title of Master’s thesis: “Public Participation in the Israeli Planning Law: Wadi Nisnas as a Test Case”. In 2018 she was selected by “Calcalist” newspaper and “Bank Hapoalim” as one of ten Young Promising Arab leaders in the Arab Society. In 2019 she was awarded the “Gorni Prize”, by the Israeli Association of Public Law young researchers for Excellent young researcher in public Law. In 2015 she was awarded the Ma’of scholarship for outstanding Arab students, The Council for Higher Education. In 2019, she received a three years research grant (27,000$) on “Conceptualizing Environmental Justice in the Israeli Legal and Regulative System: Empirical and Theoretical Perspectives”, funded by the Israel Science Foundation (ISF). In 2017, she received a research grant (35,000$) on Social Rights in Israel: Distributing Burdens between the state and the Local Government in Supplying Welfare Services and its Effect on the Creation of Social and Economic Gaps between Local Authorities funded by the National Insurance Institute of Israel; a research grant (35,000$) on “Examining Legal and Spatial Aspects Rothschild Foundation Mode of Work” funded by Rothschild Foundation; a research grant (1000$) on “Minority Judge, Judge of Minorities: Salim Joubran” funded by the Center for Jewish and Democratic Law. In 2016 she received a research grant on “The Legal Regulation of Acquisition Groups in Israel”, funded by the Gazit- Globe Real Estate Institution. She attended several local and international conferences and academic workshops.  

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Law and Society, Legal Geography, Planning Law, Local Government, Multiculturalism and Minority Rights

  1. 1. Manal Totry-JubranDissent, Diversity and RepresentationLessons From The First Minority Judge in The Israeli Supreme Court Social and Legal Studies (2021)  

    2. Manal Totry-Jubran, Judge Salim Joubran's Contribution to the Discourse of Minority Rights in the Israeli legal system. Joubran’s Book  (forthcoming 2021)

    3. Manal Totry-Jubran, A Multicultural Perspective: Palestinian Arabs in Israel, Oxford Handbook on the Israeli Constitution (forthcoming 2021)

    4. Manal Totry-Jubran, "Basic Law of Nationality: Interpretation of the Jewish Settlement Section in the Light of the Principle of Equality" Commentary on Nationality Law (forthcoming 2021)

     5. Manal Totry-Jubran, The Forgotten Option in the Israeli Multicultralism: The Creation of the Shared Spaces, Maunter’s Book (Forthcoming, November  2020) (in Hebrew)

     6. Manal Totry-Jubran, Historical Justice of Private History in State Building, 21 Theoretical Inquiries of Law 305 (2020)

     7. Manal Totry-Jubran, Transitional Justice in Housing Injustice: The Case of Housing Rights Violations Within Settler Democracies, 52 Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law 795 (2019)

     8. Manal Totry-Jubran and Shimon Dayan, The Legal Regulation of Acquisition Groups in Israel,  15 Alei Mishpat (2019) 157 (in Hebrew)

    9. Manal Totry-Jubran, Just Relations Between Individuals, Communities and Private Associations in Private Law,  41 Tel Aviv University Law Review  (2019) 417 (in Hebrew)

    10. Manal Totry-Jubran, Law, Space and Society: Legal Challenges of Middle-Class Ethnic Minority Flight, 34 Harvard Journal on Racial & Ethnic Justice 57 (2018)

    11. Manal Totry –Jubran ,Beyond Walls and Fences: Exploring the Legal Geography of Gated Communities in Mixed Cities, 26 Journal of Law & Policy 123 (2018)

    12. Manal Totry –Jubran, The Emergence of “Israeli Mixed Cities in the Making”: Players in the Private and Public Domains, 10 Din Udvarim (2017) (in Hebrew) 

    13. Manal Totry –Jubran, Privatization and Exclusion in the City: Associations for “Self-Construction” as Producers of Separated Spatial Enclaves 443 Mishpatim  (2017) (in Hebrew) 

    14. Israel Doron, Manal Totry-Jubran, Guy Enosh and Tal Regev, An American Friend in an Israeli Court: An Empirical Perspective, 2 The Israel Law Review 48 (2015) 

    15. Israel Doron, Manal Totry-Jubran, Guy Enosh and Tal Regev, A Decade of Amicus Curiae: An Empirical Analysis of Israeli Court Decisions, 34 Tel Aviv University Law Review  667 (2011) (in Hebrew)

    16. Manal Totry-Jubran, Public Participation in the Israeli Planning Law: Wadi Nisnas as a Test Case,10 Mishpat Umimshal: Law and Government in Israel 701 (2007) (Hebrew)

    17. Israel Doron and Manal Totry-Jubran, The Birth and Development of an Israeli Amicus Curiae, 5 Alei Mishpat (2006) (Hebrew) 

    18. Israel Doron and Manal Totry-Jubran, Too Little, Too Late? An American Amicus In An Israeli Court, 19 Temple International and Comparative Law Journal 105 (2005)

Last Updated Date : 01/08/2022