Wed 19th Apr 2023
JW3 341-351 Finchley Rd, London NW3
Join the Hebrew University’s Professor Yuval Shany in conversation with Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords, Lord Pannick KC, as they discuss the general direction in which Israeli constitutional law is headed towards. What extent should observers of these developments inside and outside Israel be concerned with its long-term democratic well-being?
Who Will You See There?
Lord Pannick KC is a practising barrister at Blackstone Chambers, a Crossbench Peer in the House of Lords and a Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford. He specialises in constitutional and administrative law and in appellate advocacy.
His most celebrated case was for Gina Miller in 2019, establishing in the Supreme Court that Prime Minister Boris Johnson had acted unlawfully in advising The Queen to prorogue (suspend) Parliament during the Brexit crisis.
David is the Chairman of the British Legal Friends of the Hebrew University.
Prof Yuval Shany is the Hersch Lauterpacht Chair in International Law and former Dean of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He was a member of the UN Human Rights Committee from 2013 to 2020 and served for one year during that time as Chair of the Committee. He serves, at present, as a senior research fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, and as the head of the CyberLaw program of the Hebrew University CyberSecurity Research Center. He is also serving this years as the co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies at King’s College, London.
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