Prof. Michal Tamir is an Israel Institute visiting professor affiliated with the Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies. Back in Israel, she is is an Associate Professor at the Academic Center of Law and Science and an Adjunct Professor in the faculty of law school, Bar-Ilan University. In 2017-2019 she served as the President of the Israeli Law and Society Association (ILSA); In 2012-2013 she served as Tikvah Fellow-in-Residence, NYU School of Law; and in 2006-2007 as Global Research Fellow, Hauser Program, NYU School of Law. Prof. Tamir earned her LL.B from the University of Haifa, magna cum laude (Valedictorian); her LL.M from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, summa cum laude (Valedictorian), and her LL.D (JSD) from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Prof. Tamir teaches Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Criminal Procedure Law. Her research focuses mainly in the area of law and society and is characterized by a holistic approach to public law and to its relations with public policy. Many of her studies are interdisciplinary, with a particular attention to human rights, especially the right to equality.
Prof. Tamir wrote two books in Hebrew “Selective Enforcement” and “The State Comptroller: A Critical Look” and numerous articles in English and Hebrew. She is frequently cited by the Israeli Supreme Court.
LL.B, University of Haifa (1995)
LL.M, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1999)
LL.D, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2005)