Israeli Constitutional Law; Land Use and Housing Policy in Israel; Local Government Law in Israel
Prof. Amnon Lehavi (Yale, J.S.D.) is the Atara Kaufman Professor of Real Estate at the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Centre in Herzliya, as well as IDC’s Academic Director of the Gazit-Globe Real Estate Institute. He is a leading authority on property, real estate, land use controls, international economic law and law as it pertains to globalization.
Prof. Lehavi has published extensively in top journals, including the Columbia Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Texas Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Minnesota Law Review, Law and Social Inquiry and Yale Journal of International Law. He is the author of The Construction of Property: Norms, Institutions, Challenges (Cambridge University Press, 2013) and is the editor of Gated Communities (Nevo Press, 2010). Prof. Lehavi has won numerous prizes, including the 2007 Tzeltner Award for an outstanding young scholar and the 2008 and 2010 IDC Award for excellence in scholarship.
During the 2013-14 academic year, Prof. Lehavi will serve as the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation Visiting Professor of Israeli Law and Society at the UC Berkeley School of Law and the Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israeli Law, Economy and Society.