The Haim Striks School of Law is a pioneer in many ways. Established by Prof. Daniel Friedman, winner of the Israel Prize in Law, and later Minister of Justice, it is Israel’s first academic institution to offer a law degree outside the public universities. It was the first, and remains, a leader in the merging of theory and practice throughout its “Law in Action” learning process. Currently, there are some 1000 students studying at the Law School towards both the LL.B (J.D) and the LL.M degrees.
The program is dedicated to educating outstanding jurists in both “law in the books” (solid doctrinal basis in all major field of law) and “law in action” (clinical legal education, externships and internships).
LL.B. for students with previous academic degrees
The program is designed for students with prior academic qualification who wish to expand their education to encompass an in-depth, broad, knowledgebase in law, which will enable them to pursue a legal career.
Dual Degree in Law and Economics
The program, in cooperation with the College’s School of Economics, is designed for those interested in obtaining positions in the legal and financial sphere, where law and economics intersect.
Dual Degree: Law and Business Management
The program, in cooperation with the College’s School of Business Administration, is designed for those interested in obtaining senior management positions in finance or commercial law via in-depth study of financial accounting, auditing, tax laws and corporate finance, combined with legal studies specializing in commercial and civil law
Accelerated LL.B. and M.B.A. Program
The program is designed for outstanding law students, offering them the opportunity, beginning with their second year of law school, to enroll in the M.B.A., program of the College’s School of Business Administration and complete both degreed within four years.
Prof. Yuval Merin
Prof. Yuval Merin, Academic director of the Striks School of Law graduate program, is a graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and NYU, and has been a visiting scholar at UCLA School of Law. He is a former vice dean of the Striks School of Law.
He Specializes in evidence law, civil procedure, international human rights law, and sexuality, gender and feminism. His research focuses on the law and disadvantaged population’s rights, social justice, feminist theory, critical race theory, and multiculturalism.
His recent book (co-authored with Ido Baum and Nili Eyal) CIVIL PROCEDURE IN ISRAEL was published by Wolters Kluwer.
Jurists and lawyers holding an LL.B. degree, often with some years of experience feel the need to broaden their legal education and to acquire in-depth knowledge and expertise in their chosen field. The LL.M program is designed to meet these needs.
LL.M. – "Takannah" for fellows of the Emile Zola Chair for Interdisciplinary Human Rights Dialogue
The Emile Zola Chair for Interdisciplinary Human Rights Dialogue offers a specialized program for lawyers wishing to specialize in human rights and cause-lawyering. The students are accepted as “Emile Zola fellows” on a full scholarship basis.
LL.M. - Research thesis track
The theses track trains the next generation of legal scholars, honing the research skills of outstanding graduate students. Students are exposed to advanced methodological and theoretical courses, workshops and seminars and work closely with an academic advisor.
Focusing on outstanding LL.B. students, the program enables these individuals to graduate with both an LL.B and an LL.M. in a shorter time than would have otherwise been possible. .
M.A. Degree in Law for Non-Lawyers
Legal regulations permeate life. Solid legal grounding has thus become essential for a wide range of professions. The program is designed to meet this need Studies include two tracks: business and commercial law, and law and society.