Talia Fisher is a Professor at the Tel Aviv University Law Faculty. Since joining the Faculty in 2004 she has written on Evidence Law, private supply of legal institutions, empirical analysis of law, and probabilistic applications in procedural law. She has previously served as the Faculty’s Vice Dean for Research (2015-2017) and as the Director of Taubenschlag Institute of Criminal Law (2009-2013). Fisher has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto, a fellow at the Edmond J. Safra center for Ethics at Harvard University, and a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School. She holds an LL.B., LL.M. and Ph.D. in law from the Hebrew University. Fisher was awarded the Shneur Zalman Cheshin Award for Academic Excellence in Law (2012), the Zeltner Prize for Young Legal Scholars (2009), and the Fattal Prize for Excellence in Legal Research (2018). She was a member of the Israel Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities since its establishment in 2012 and until 2017, and a member of the international Global Young Academy (GYA) from 2013-2018.
Prof. Talia Fisher
Research Interests and Teaching
Evidence Law, Private Ordering, ADR, Negotiation Theory
Ph.D. in Law The Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Thesis: "The Separation of State and Law".
|1998||LL.M. The Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.|
|1996||LL.B. The Faculty of Law, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.|
|2016-present||Vice Dean for Research|
|2016||Fellow, Israel Institute for Advanced Studies –Research Group on "Legitimization of Modern Criminal Law"|
|2013-2014||Lab Fellow, Safra Center for Ethics, Harvard University and Visiting Scholar at Harvard Law School|
|2012-present||Member of the "Global Young Academy".|
Member of the "Young Academia" of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
|2009-2013||Director of Taubenschlag Institute of Criminal Law|
|2010-2011||Harvard Law School: Visiting Scholar.|
|2009-2010||Member of Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities Junior Faculty Forum|
|2009||University of Toronto: Visiting Professor|
|2008-2011||Senior Lecturer (tenured)|
|2005-2008||Lecturer (tenure track)|
|2004-2005||Doctor-Instructor (tenure track)|
|2002-2003||Visiting Scholar Harvard Law School (Program on Negotiation). Visiting Scholar Boston University School of Law.|
"Sense and Sensitivity" (with David Enoch) 67 Stanford Law Review 557 (2015).
"Attorney Fees in a Loser Pays System" (with Theodore Eisenberg and Issi Rosen Zvi) 162 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1619 (2014).
"When Courts Determine Fees in a System with a Loser Pays Norm" (with Ted Eisenberg and Issi Rosen Zvi) 60 UCLA Law Review 1452-1492 (2013).
"Statistical Evidence, Sensitivity, and the Legal Value of Knowledge" (with David Enoch and Levi Spectre) 40 Philosophy & Public Affairs 197-224 (2012). (Chosen by the Philosopher’s Annual as one of the ten best articles in philosophy for 2012).
"Conviction without Conviction" 96 Minnesota Law Review pp. 833-885 (2012).
“Does the Judge Matter? Exploiting Random Assignment on a Court of Last Resort to Assess Judge and Case Selection Effects” (with Ted Eisenberg and Issi Rosen-Zvi) 9 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies pp. 246- 290 (2012).
"Constitutionalism and the Criminal Law: Rethinking Criminal Trial Bifurcation" 61 University of Toronto Law Journal pp. 811-843 (2012).
"Rights for Sale" (with Tsilly Dagan) 96 Minnesota Law Review pp. 90-141 (2011).
"Force and Freedom: Can They Co-exist? Critical Notice: Force and Freedom by Arthur Ripstein" 24 Canadian Journal of Law and Jurisprudence pp. 387-403 (2011).
"The Confessional Penalty" (with Issi Rosen Zvi) 30 Cardozo Law Review pp. 871- 916 (2008).
(selected for the 2008 Harvard-Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum).
"Overcoming Procedural Boundaries" (with Issi Rosen Zvi) Virginia Law Review 94 pp. 79-156 (2008)
(selected for the 2007 Stanford-Yale Junior Faculty Forum).