Ori Aronson is a senior lecturer (associate professor) of law, and deputy director of the Center for Jewish and Democratic Law. He received his LLB (2004, summa cum laude) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and his LLM (2006) and SJD (2010) from Harvard Law School. Ori served as clerk and legal assistant to the Chief Justice of the Israel Supreme Court, Aharon Barak, and as law clerk to Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals Judge, Jon Newman. He joined the Bar-Ilan Law Faculty in 2010, and teaches there the basic course in civil procedure as well as courses on courts, constitutional law, and constitutional theory. Between 2014-2016 he served as visiting scholar and professor at UC Berkeley School of Law. His research concerns the institutional aspects of adjudication, on the procedural, systemic, and constitutional levels. He has worked and published on the distribution of power among court units, judicial review in higher and lower courts, judicial discretion, and institutional analysis of diffuse legal and normative systems. In the Center for Jewish and Democratic Law, Ori has been working on the development of new modes for research, policymaking, and education in a multicultural societies, which are based on the interaction of multiple sources of information and value. Ori was raised in Tel Aviv where he currently lives with his wife, Dr. Hila Shamir, and their two sons, Ivri and Hillel.
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