Pnina Lahav

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Publications

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Forthcoming

"The Woes of WoW: The Women of the Wall as a Religious Social Movement and as Metaphor," in Religion, Conflict & Peace Making: Seeking Wisdom in Interdisciplinary Dialogue John Berthrong, ed. (forthcoming). 

2013

"Women of Wall: Not the Final Stop, But Meaningful: State of Israel v. Bonnie Reva Rus," 9 HaMishpat Online: Human Rights - Insight into Recent Judgments 4 (June 2013). [in Hebrew] 

2012

"American Influence on Israeli Law: Freedom of Expression," in Israel and the United States: Six Decades of US-Israeli Relations 187, Robert O. Freedman, ed., Westview Press (2012). 
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"Justice Miriam Ben Porat, In Memoriam," 17 Orech Ha-Din (The Lawyer) 38 (2012). [Hebrew] 

2010

"A Small Nation Goes to War: Israel's Cabinet Authorization of the 1956 War," 15:3 Israel Studies 61 (Fall 2010). 
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2009

"American Moment[s]: When, How, and Why Did Israeli Law Faculties Come to Resemble Elite U.S. Law Schools?" 10 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 653 (2009). 
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Book Review, Daphne Barak-Erez, Outlawed Pigs: Law, Religion, and Culture in Israel, University of Wisconsin Press (2007), 27 Law & History Review 460 (2009). 
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"Seeking Recognition: Women's Struggle for Full Citizenship in the Community of Religious Worship," in Gendering Religion and Politics: Untangling Modernities 125, H. Herzog & A. Braude, eds., Palgrave (2009). 
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2008

"The Changing Role of the Supreme Court," in Israeli Politics 135, Robert Freedman, ed., Westview (2008). 

"An Interview with Justice Miriam Ben Porat (retired)," 26 Ha-Mishpat 73 (2008). [Hebrew] 

2007

"Censoring the Eichmann Abduction: Making History," 98 Zmanim 58 (2007). [Hebrew] 

2006

"A Chandelier for Women - A Tale About the Diaspora Museum and Maurycy Gottlieb's 'Day of Atonement' - Jews Praying on Yom Kippur," 11 Israel Studies 108 (2006). 

2005

"The Republic of Choice, the Pledge of Allegiance, the American Taliban," 40 Tulsa Law Review 599 (2005). 
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"Theater in the Courtroom, the Chicago Conspiracy Trial," 16 Law and Literature 381 (2005). 
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2004

"History in Journalism and Journalism in History: Anthony Lewis and the Watergate Crisis," 29 Journal of Supreme Court History 163 (2004). 

2003

"Archetypal Trials and the Management of Dissent: Some Insights from Marketing Theory," 4 Theoretical Inquiries in Law 763 (2003). 
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"Facing Occupation: The Relevance of the American History of Slavery to Israel," 16 Bar Ilan Law Studies 561 (2003). 

"Professor Ehud Sprinzak, In Memoriam," 19 Israel Studies Forum 148 (2003). 

2002

"The Chicago Conspiracy Trial as a Jewish Morality Tale," in Lives in the Law 21, Austin Sarat et al., eds., University of Michigan Press (2002). 

The History of Law in a Multi-Cultural Society: Israel 1917-1967, with Harris, Kedar, & Likhovski, eds., Ashgate (2002). 

"Introduction to Israeli Legal Historiography," with Harris, Kedar, & Likhovski, in The History of Law in a Multi-Cultural Society: Israel 1917-1967 1, with Harris, Kedar, & Likhovski, eds., Ashgate (2002). 

"The Pains and Gains of Writing Biography: Reflections on Writing the Biography of Chief Justice Simon Agranat," with Harris, Kedar, & Likhovski, eds., in The History of Law in a Multi-Cultural Society: Israel 1917-1967 147, Ashgate (2002). 

2001

"A 'Jewish State ... to Be Known as the State of Israel': Notes on Israeli Legal Historiography," 19 Law and History Review 387 (2001). [Forum: Assessing the Field, New Departures in Israeli Legal History, Part Three] 
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2000

"The Chicago Conspiracy Trial: Character and Judicial Discretion," 71 University of Colorado Law Review 1327 (2000). 
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"Up Against the Wall: Women's Legal Struggle to Pray at the Western Wall in Jerusalem," 16 Israel Studies Bulletin 19 (2000). 

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1999

"The First Decade of Israeli Law, The Courts of Law," in The Courts of Law, Fifty Years of Adjudication in Israel __, D. Heshin, et al. eds., Ministry of Defence (1999). 

"Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press," in The Courts of Law, Fifty Years of Adjudication in Israel __, D. Heshin, et al. eds., Ministry of Defence (1999). 

1998

"In Memoriam-Memorial Tributes for Professor Elizabeth B. Clark," 78 Boston University Law Review 236 (1998). 
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"Law and the Transformation of Israeli Society," 3 Israel Studies 1 (1998). [Guest editor with an Introduction] 

"Personal and Collective Identity: Judaism and Modernity in the Shalit Case," in Cultural Pluralism in a Democratic and Jewish State __, Mautner & Sagy, eds., Ramot (1998). 

"Who is a Jew: Tales of Fathers and Daughters," in Celebrating Elie Wiesel: Stories, Essays, Reflections 297, A. Rosen, ed., Notre Dame University Press (1998). 

1997

"Israeli Military Leadership at the Yom Kippur War, Reflections on the Art of Reflection," in Critical Essays on Israeli Society, Religion and Government 171, K. Avruch & W. Zenners, eds., SUNY Press (1997). 

Judgment in Jerusalem: Chief Justice Simon Agranat and the Zionist Century, University of California Press (1997). Revised and expanded version published as Yisrael Ba-Mishpat, Am-Ovid (1999). [In Hebrew] 

1995

"The Legacy of Chief Justice Simon Agranat," 42 Hapraklit 1 (1995). 

1994

"Conceptions of Sex Equality in the Debate over the Women's Equal Rights Law," Zmanim 149 (1994). 

"The Jewish Persona in Legal Discourse," 2 Reconstruction 103 (1994). 

1993

"The Jewish Perspective in International Law," 87 American Society of International Law Proceedings 331 (1993). 
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"Rights and Democracy, the Court's Performance," in Israeli Democracy Under Stress __, E. Sprinzak & L. Diamond, eds., Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. (1993). 

1992

"The Eichmann Trial, the Jewish Question, and the American-Jewish Intelligentsia," 72 Boston University Law Review 555 (1992). 
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"Jurisprudence and Biography: The Case of Simon Agranat," 8 Israel Studies Bulletin 8 (1992). 

"Modern Jewish Women: Between the Two Mehizas," 3 S'Vara, A Journal of Philosophy and Judaism 46 (1992). 

"National Security and the Media," in Security and Democracy 173, Avner Yaniv, ed., Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc. (1992). 

1991

"The First Amendment at Home and Abroad," 9 Communications Lawyer 5 (1991). 
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"The Intellectual Foundations of Civil Liberties in Israel," 24 Israel Law Review 1 (1991). Also appeared in 16 Tel Aviv University Law Review 475 (1991). [Hebrew] 

1990

"Foundations of Rights Jurisprudence in Israel: Chief Justice Agranat's Legacy," 24 Israel Law Review 211 (1990). 
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"The Press and National Security," 28 Israeli Democracy  (Winter 1990). 

"Romanticism and the Golden Age," 33 Politika 3 (1990). 

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1989

"Censorship," in International Encyclopedia of Communications 245, Oxford University Press (1989). 

"The Supreme Court of Israel: Formative Years, 1948-1955," 14 Tel Aviv University Law Review 479 (1989). Reprinted in 14 Ha-Ziyonut (1989). [In Hebrew] Also reprinted in 11 Studies in Zionism 45 (1990). [English] 

1988

"A Barrel Without Hoops: The Impact of Counterterrorism on Israel's Legal Culture," 10 Cardozo Law Review 529 (1988). Republished in 33 State, Government and International Relations 19 (1990). [Hebrew] Also republished as "Military and Politics in the Jewish Democratic State," in 1 Democracy and National Security in Israel 306, B. Neurberger, I. Ben-Ami & A. D. Epstein, eds., Open University of Israel (2007). [Russian
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"Holmes and Brandeis: Libertarian and Republican Justifications for Free Speech," 4 The Journal of Law and Politics 451 (1988). 
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1987

"Holmes, Brandeis and the American Jurisprudence of Free Speech," 26 Zmanim, Tel Aviv Journal of History 86 (1987). [Hebrew] 

1986

"The Jurisprudence of Chief Justice Simon Agranat," in Essays in Honor of Shimon Agranat 9, R. Gavison & M. Kremnitzer, eds., Graf-Pres (1986). [Hebrew] 

"'Lion' of the Law -- Chief Justice S. Agranat at 80," The Jerusalem Post Magazine __ (Aug. 29, 1986). 

1985

"Conclusion: An Outline for a General Theory of Press Law in Democracy," editor, in Press Law in Modern Democracies 339, Longman (1985). 

"Israel's Press Law," in Press Law in Modern Democracies 265, editor, Longman (1985). 

Press Law in Modern Democracies, Longman, editor (1985). 

1984

"The Dilemma of Dual Loyalty," The Jerusalem Post ___ (Feb. 1984). 

"The Intellectual Development of the American Doctrine of Judicial Review," 10 Tel Aviv University Law Review 491 (1984). [Hebrew] 

1982

"Comparative Press Laws," in 1 World Press Encyclopedia 23, Facts on File Publication (1982). 

1981

"American Influence on Israel's Jurisprudence of Free Speech," 9 Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly 21 (1981). 
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Book Review, J. Lofton, The Press as Guardian of the First Amendment, South Carolina Press (1980), 16 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 561 (1981). 
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1980

"The Art of Comparative Constitutional Law," in Symposium Conference on Comparative Constitutional Law, 53 Southern California Law Review 697 (1980). [Comment] 
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Book Review, Human Rights, E. Kamenka & A. Erh-Soon Tay, eds., Edward Arnold (1978), 15 Israel Law Review 457 (1980). 

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1979

"Golda's Ambiguous Legacy," 6 Lilith 16 (1979). Also published in Jewish Digest 23 (Apr. 1980) 

"Israel's Constitution," in 9 Supplement to Constitutions of the Countries of the World 2005-3, Blaustein & Flanz eds., Oceana (1979). 

1978

"Governmental Regulation of the Press: A Study of Israel's Press Ordinance - Part II," 13 Israel Law Review 489 (1978). 
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"Governmental Regulation of the Press: A Study of Israel's Press Ordinance -Part I," 13 Israel Law Review 230 (1978). 
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1977

"Freedom of Expression in the Decisions of the Supreme Court," 7 Mishpatim 375 (1977). [Hebrew] 

"Raising the Status of Women Through Law: The Case of Israel," 3 Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society 193 (1977). Also appeared in Women and National Development: The Complexities of Change 193, Wellesley Editorial Committee, University of Chicago Press (1977). 

"Who's Afraid of 'Absolute Rights'?" 7 Mishpatim 541 (1977). [Hebrew] 

"World Jewry and the Ballot," 12 Israel Law Review 318 (1977). 
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1976

"A Bill of Rights for Israel: A Step Forward?" with D. Kretzmer, 7 Mishpatim 154 (1976). [Hebrew] 

"Political Censorship: Some Reflections on its Validity in Israel's Constitutional Law," 11 Israel Law Review 339 (1976). 
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"Reflections on the Potential of Draft Basic Law: Rights of the Person," in Collection of the Lectures Delivered at the Seminar for Judges 1975: The New Civil Legislation __, S. Shetreet, ed., Sacher Institute Hebrew University (1976). [Hebrew] 

"The Right to Know, Freedom to Publish and Official Secrets," 6 Mishpatim 562 (1976). [Hebrew] 

1975

"The Chef de Section: Structure and Function of Haiti's Basic Administrative Institution," 4 Occasional Papers  (1975). [Antilles Research Program, Yale University] 

"The Division of Legal Labor in Rural Haiti," 8 Verfassung Und Recht in Ubersee 465 (1975). 

1974

"The Status of Women in Israel - Myth and Reality," 22 American Journal of Comparative Law 107 (1974). 
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1973

Freedom of Expression During National Security Crises, Yale Law School (1973). [J.S.D. dissertation] 

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