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The Americanization of the Israeli Legal System?

Monday, November 12, 2012
12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1333 New Hampshire Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Dupont Circle metro stop

Join us for lunch and an intriguing presentation by Ron Harris, Dean of TAU's Buchmann Faculty of Law. Dietary laws observed.

For more information, contact Adrienne Gruskin at 212.742.9049 or email agruskin@aftau.org.


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The Americanization of the Israeli Legal System?
Lecture on the Americanization of the Israeli Legal System by Ron Harris. Taken place at the Akin Gump law firm with the focus on Lawyers.
Monday, November 12, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Units: 1 No Charge



Ron Harris

Ron HarrisRon Harris is a Professor of Law and (since March 2012) Dean of the Buchmann Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. He earned an LL.B. and B.A. and M.A. in history from TAU and a Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. He joined the Tel Aviv University Law School in 1993 and served as its Vice Dean from 2006-2008. He was a visiting professor at UC Berkeley, USC and Cornell University, a short term visiting professor at ENS Paris and HEC Paris and spent extended research periods in Oxford and London. Harris is a co-founder of the Israeli Legal History Association and was the founding director of the David Berg Institute for Law and History. He is the co-director of the Fischer Center for Corporate Governance. Harris works on the intersection of legal history and economic history. His main research fields are the history of the corporation and of other forms of business organization, the history of bankruptcy and consumer credit, and Israeli legal history. Harris is the author of Industrializing English Law: Entrepreneurship and Business Organization, 1720 - 1844, the editor of two other books, and the author or co-author of numerous articles in economics, business, history, and law journals.

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