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Cohen, Amichai

Amichai Cohen (Israel Democracy Institute, and Ono Academic College) - Law

Amichai Cohen is a Senior fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, and a Professor of Law at the Ono Academic College- Faculty of Law. He hold an LL.B. (Magna Cum Laude) from the Hebrew University (1998) and an LL.M. (2001) and J.S.D. (2003) degrees from the Yale Law School. He was a visiting professor at the Columbia Law School, and American University, and a visiting Researcher at the Lauterpacht centre for international law in Cambridge University.

Amichai Cohen is an expert in International Humanitarian law and Israeli National Security Law. In his writings he dealt extensively with the application of emergency norms in the Israeli legal system, including in areas of security and economics, and with the ways in which the Israeli Supreme Court dealt with emergency norms.