Brief Bio

Margit Cohn was appointed as Senior Lecturer at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 2006, after teaching law at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. She holds a joint appointment both at the Faculty of Law and the Federmann School for Public Policy and Government. Previously, she served as a legal advisor at the Israel Central Bank (1987-2001). Dr Cohn’s main research interests in public law and policy extend to the nature and politics of judicial review, comparative public law, energy law and policy, executive powers and constitutionalism. She teaches classes on public law and on regulation. Her publications span her areas of interest, including the study of fuzzy forms of legality and the nature and politics of non-statutory executive powers.

Course taught at CTLS

  • Comparative Constitutional Law (Spring 2010)