Israel’s new government is considering reforms to its judicial system. Some characterize this initiative as critically necessary, others as blatantly anti-democratic. It has been the subject of debate, mass protests, and dire warnings. Learn about this complex and timely issue from a local expert who will provide context and a nuanced understanding of issues that have the potential of shaking and reshaping the State.
1 Standard CLE Credit: Pending
This program generously underwritten by the Richard Kelber and Sharon Van Dyck Education Fund
Co-sponsored by Community Learning @ The Well and by the Twin Cities Cardozo Society of the Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish Federations.
Professor Oren Gross is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Irving Younger Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is an internationally recognized expert in the areas of international law and national security law. Professor Gross holds an LL.B. degree magna cum laude from Tel Aviv University (graduating 1st in his class), and LL.M. and S.J.D. degrees from Harvard Law School. He has taught and held visiting positions in leading institutions such as Harvard Law School and Princeton University. He is the author of numerous articles and two award-winning books and is a member of the American Law Institute. Between 1986 and 1991, Professor Gross served as a senior legal advisory officer in the international law branch of the Israeli Defense Forces’ Judge Advocate General’s Corps.