Visiting Professor of Law
LL.B., M.A., Tel Aviv University; S.J.D., Harvard
Assaf Likhovski is a professor of law and legal history at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. His current book, Tax, Law and Social Norms...Continue Reading
Assaf Likhovski is a professor of law and legal history at Tel Aviv University Faculty of Law. His current book, Tax, Law and Social Norms in Mandatory Palestine and Israel (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming) examines the changing role of social norms and of law in creating tax compliance. His previous publications include Law and Identity in Mandate Palestine (University of North Carolina Press, 2006), as well as articles on Israeli, American and English legal history. He was co-editor of a number of collections of articles on legal history including “Histories of Legal Transplantations,” Theoretical Inquiries in Law 10 (2009) (with Ron Harris). He was visiting professor at Cardozo Law School, distinguished visiting professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and visiting professor at UCLA Law School and History Department. He is a graduate of Tel Aviv University and Harvard Law School, where he was a Fulbright and Rothschild fellow. He was later a Golieb fellow at the NYU School of Law, and a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Jerusalem. He was co-founder of the Israeli Legal History Association, established in 2005, and served as the director of the TAU Cegla Center for Interdisciplinary Research from 2006 to 2009, the director of the TAU David Berg Foundation Institute for Law and History from 2012 to 2014, and the Associate Dean for Research at the TAU Faculty of Law from 2013 to 2015.