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Prof. Iddo Porat Back

Iddo Porat is an  associate professor of law at the College of Law and Business. He received his J.S.D. (2004) and LL.M. (2000) from Stanford Law School and his LL.B. from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, magna cum laude (joint program with the Department of Philsophy) (1998).He was a law clerk for Justice Dalia Dorner at the Supreme Court of Israel (1998-1999). He was a visiting professor of law at San Diego Law School in the year 2008-2009, and is a recurring visiting professor since for short term intensive courses. 

Among his Publications:  Book: Proportionality and Constitutional Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2013) (with Moshe Cohen-Eliya) (Symposium Issue on the book is forthcoming in the Jerusalem Journal of Legal Studies (OUP) see here; Book Review available here), Articles Proportionality and Justification, Toronto Law Journal (2013) (with Moshe Cohen-Eliya), The Use of Foreign Law in Israeli Constitutional Decisions, in in Gideon Sapir, Daphne Barak-Erez & Aharon Barak Israeli Constitutional Law in the Making (Hart 2013), Judicial Minimalism and the Double Effect of Rules and Standard26 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 283 (2012) (with Moshe Cohen-Eliya), American Balancing and German Proportionality: The Historical Origins  8(2) I.CON – International Journal of International Law 263 (2010) (with Moshe Cohen-Eliya) (this article was also chosen to be presented in the inaugural meeting of the Harvard-Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum (October 2008);The Plural Applications of Value Pluralism 46 San Diego Law Review 909-924 (2010); The Dual Model of Balancing: A Model for the Proper Scope of Balancing in Constitutional Law, 27 Cardozo Law Review 1393 (2006); ; Who is Afraid of Channel 7? (co-authored with Issi Rosen-Zvi), 38 Stanford Journal of International Law 79-95 (2002)

SSRN Author Page: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=493659
Research Interests: Constitutional Law; Global Constitutionalism and Comparative Constitutional Law; Legal Theory and Legal Reasoning; Law and Terror.

Teaching:
Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Introduction to Moral Philosophy, Legal Ethics, Law, Literature and Cinema.

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