Dr. Nili Karako-Eyal is a senior lecturer in the Haim Striks School of Law, The College of Management, Israel. She teaches torts, civil procedural law and health law. She is the head of the patients’ rights clinic in Israel, which provides free legal assistance to patients and their families.
She holds a L.L.B degree from the Tel- Aviv University School of Law and a Ph.D. in law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Following her studies, she clerked for the Honorable E. Matza J., of the Israeli Supreme court. Dr. Nili Karako-Eyal is an expert in theoretical, comparative and legal research. Her research, which has appeared in both peer-edited journals and law reviews, includes patients’ rights, bioethics, public health, medical negligence and tort law. Her main fields of interest are: informed consent, new eugenics, vaccination and the dying patient. She has recently received a grant from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for a research regarding the Israeli Dying Patient law. She takes part in several bioethics research projects, including projects in the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute and Bar-Ilan University.