Yehudit Dori Deston

Dr. Yehudit Dori Deston

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Yehudit Dori Deston

In 2018, she earned her PhD in Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Title of the thesis: "The Demjanjuk Israeli Trial". In 2016 she joined the ERC Research Project "JudgingHistories. Experience, Judgement and Representation of World War II in an Age of Globalization" at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In 2011 she earned an L.L.M (cum laude) in Law after having earned a joint L.L.B (cum laude) in Law and Jewish History in 2007, both from Hebrew University. She has practiced as a legal clerk at the Israeli Supreme court and after passing the Bar exams worked as a lawyer in a leading law firm and as a legal assistance for the chief justice of Jerusalem district court.

Research Interests

Legal History, Criminal law, Nazi war crimes trials, Historical testimonies and Legal testimonies.


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