Law & Social Change

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Founded in 2008, Tel Aviv University Journal of Law & Social Change (Ma'asei Mishpat) seeks to provide an academic forum for discussing and examining various aspects of the relation between law and social change. 


A first of its kind in the country, the Journal is dedicated to the publication of articles which expose jurists and the general public to the burgeoning activities in the field of public interest lawyering. The Journal's articles typically explore, analyze and conceptualize such activities, and frame the knowledge and vocabulary which derive from it. 


Each year, the journal publishes scholarly contributions by practitioners, regulators, activists and legal scholars, both from Israel and around the world. 


The Journal is edited and peer-reviewed by an editorial board which consists of practicing lawyers, side by side with LL.B and LL.M students, all under the supervision of a designated academic advisory committee, which is headed by the Journal's editor-in-chief. 


Each issue contains approximately ten original major articles in Hebrew and one article which is authored by an internationally-renowned scholar and translated into Hebrew. 


The latest issue (number 5) was released in February 2013. Issue 6 is expected to be released in November 2014.


Current Editorial Board:
Editor-in-chief: Dr. Yuval Livnat
Articles Editors: Aviv Avnon, Sigal Avnon, Yael Ben Shushan, Tal Cohen, Shahar Eisner, Tamar Goren Richardson, Alon Jasper, Hagai Kalai, Roni katzir, Romi Maor, Alon Peled, Roni Rothler, Guy Rubinstein, Eran Zevulun, Tamar Zilberfeld, Idit Zimmerman.
Faculty Advisors: Prof. Neta Ziv, Prof. David Schorr, Dr. Gila Stopler

* Copyright License:

The copyrights in the articles are reserved to their authors. The copyright in the volume is reserved to the Public Interest Law Program. The use of the articles and of the title is licensed under the Creative Commons Israel's Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 License. The license permits copying, distributing and transmitting the articles for noncommercial purposes only, and provided they are attributed in the manner specified by the author. It is permitted to distribute derivative works made of the articles only by permission of the author. Nothing in this license impairs or restricts the author’s moral rights.




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