Prof. Asher Maoz
A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
Dean and Head of the Program at the School of Law.
He holds a Master of Law degree (cum laude) from the Hebrew University, a Master of Comparative Law from the University of Chicago and a PhD in Law from the Tel Aviv University.
He is one of the leading scholars and teachers in the fields of public law, family law, inheritance law, religion and state and media. He has published 16 chapters in academic books, and 60 articles – most of which are leading magazines in Israel, the US, Europe and Australia.
His articles have been widely cited in the legal literature as well as in Israeli rulings, including numerous references to Supreme Court rulings.
Prof. Maoz lectured at many universities in Israel, USA, Europe and Australia. Lectured at the Judicial Training Institute and the Attorney General's Institute.
He has attended 147 academic conferences around the world, with some being a member of the academic committee, including the chairman of the committee. Professor Maoz is a member of many academic and public bodies. Among other things, he was a member of ISPAC's (The International Scientific and Professional Advisory Council of the United Nations Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice) first elected Executive Committee (The only Israeli to serve in this position since the establishment of the Council); Co-Chair, The Canada-Israel Legal Cooperation Program; Was chairman of the Committee for the Investigation of Journalist Privilege, jointly appointed by the Ministers of Justice and the Police; Was the Academic Advisor to the Knesset Constitutional Constitution and advised the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee; Was a member of the Codification Committee on Succession Law from its inception; Previously, he was the head of the Taubenslag Institute at Tel Aviv University; Was co-director of the Temple University School of the United States of America and Tel Aviv University; was a member of the Scientific Committee of the Cegla Institute and a member of the Board of the Institute of Law Training; Was a member of the Executive Committee of the Israeli branch of Defense for Children International; Member of the Public Board of the Israeli Institute of Democracy; recently invited to join the Mediterranean Peace Forum in Paris.
Areas of study: Constitutional Law, Staged Law Workshop