Prof. Aharon Barak
Professor Aharon Barak was President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1995 to 2006. Prior to that, he served as a Justice on the Supreme Court of Israel (1978–95), as the Attorney General of Israel (1975–78), and as the Dean of the Law Faculty of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Since 2007, Barak is a faculty member at the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, as well as a visiting Professor at Yale University School of Law and at the University of Toronto School of Law. He has also taught at the Law Schools of the University of Michigan and New York University. Prof. Barak served as chairman of various public commissions, including the Public Commission for the New Law on Government Corporations, for Credit Cards, for the Law of Corporations and for the Codification of Civil Law. He has published many books and articles about law and has received various awards such as the Israel Prize for Law and the Zeltner Prize. His most recent book, Human Dignity:The Constitutional Value and the Constitutional Right, was published in 2015.