Boaz Shnoor is a lecturer at the Academic Center for Law and Business and the founder of its Environmental clinic.
Dr. Shnoor graduated from the Hebrew University, magna cum laude (1995); earned his LL.D. from the Hebrew University (direct track for outstanding candidates) (2005); and is currently a visiting scholar at the Cornell University Law School. Prior to joining the faculty (2005), he worked as a lawyer at Ephraim Abramson & Co. law firm. His areas of research include: Behavioral analysis of law, empirical and experimental analysis of law, tort law, libel law, environmental law.
Dr. Shnoor has published two books:
Libel Law - De Lege Lata and De Lege Ferenda (2005, The Sacher Institute and The Israel Democracy Institute, Heb., together with K. Genaim, and M. Kremnitzer) This book has become a leading authority in the libel law field in Israel; Toxic Torts (forthcoming 2010, The Sacher Institute and Nevo publishing, Heb.);
Dr. Shnoor has also published numerous articles, including:
Between Civility and Reputation, following C.A.1104/07 Kheir v.Gil (together with Eyal Katvan) 15 Hamishpat 71 (2010) (Heb.); Loss of Chance: A Behavioral Analysis of the Difference between Medical Negligence and Toxic Torts 33 Am. J. Trial advocacy 71 (2009); Pure Economic Loss in Israel, in Pure Economic Loss 186-217 (Mauro Bussani, Vernon Palmer, Eds., Routledge-Cavendish publishing, 2009). A revised version of this chapter was published in Israeli Reports to the XVII International Congress of Comparative Law (The Sacher Institute, 2009).; "The Theoretical Foundation of Proportional Liability in Israel" 37 Mishpatim Law Review 177-218 (2007). (Heb.); "Causation in Fact in Toxic Torts", 23(2) Law Studies 559-620 (2007) (Heb.); “Volenti Non Fit Injuria: Theory and Reality”, 1 Alei Mishpat (2000), pp.327-354 (Heb.)