Yoav Hammer is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor). He teaches Internet Law, Media Law, Law and Society. He received an LL.B. degree from the faculty of law at Tel-Aviv University, and an M.A. and Ph. D from the department of philosophy at the University of Chicago. In 2013-2014 he was a visiting scholar at the political science department, Columbia University. His areas of research are: Freedom of Speech, Communications Law and Policy, Law and Democracy. Among his publications: Should Corporations Have a Right to Political Speech? Journal of Law and Ethics of Human Rights, 2016 (forthcoming); Law, Local Culture, and Minority Cultures: Regulation of Content in Israeli Television and Radio, Mishpat Umimshall, vol. 14 (2012) (In Hebrew); Nontransparent Lobbying as a Democratic Failure (Cohen-Eliya, co-author) William and Mary Policy Review, vol. 2, 265 (2011). He is currently writing a book whose tentative title is: Money and Democracy: How economic elites control politics.