Yuval Shany

Shany is an Israeli scholar who serves as a law lecturer in the Academic College of Management, Rishon Le Zion, and as a visiting lecturer at the Hebrew and Tel Aviv universities. He has published, inter alia, on command responsibility, the jurisdictions of international courts and tribunals and positive State obligations in the field of human rights. While at Harvard, Shany conducted comparative research on methods of incorporating international human rights norms into domestic constitutional law, seeking to review in particular the practice of Israeli courts in interpreting and applying (or failing to apply) international human rights norms in light of the practices of other common law nations.