Dr. Elad Peled

Research Subject:
Mandatory Injunctions in Defamation Law
Dr. Khalid Ghanayim and Prof. Ariel Bendor

LL.M., New York University, 2006

-          Recipient of the full-tuition Arthur T. Vanderbilt scholarship.

-          Thesis paper titled "The Constitutionality of Mandatory Retraction in Defamation Law", supervised by Prof. Diane Zimmerman.

LL.B., magna cum laude, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2003

-          Included in the Dean's List in all years of study.

-          Member of the Editorial Board of Israel Law Review (2002).

Academic Experience

 ( Adjunct Lecturer, Academic Center of Law & Business, Ramat Gan (2009-2010) Reporter and commentator for International Law in Domestic Courts, an international legal database operated by Oxford University Press in association with the University of Amsterdam Law Faculty (2006-2009). Served as a trainer for reporters in a workshop held in Siena, Italy, in November 2008.

Served as a research assistant and a teaching assistant, including frontal instruction, for several professors in various legal fields, in the Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and Netanya Academic College (2001-2009). 

Further Information

Law clerk and senior law clerk for Justice Asher Grunis, the Israeli Supreme Court, 2003-2005.

Member of the Israeli Bar since 2004.

Areas of interest: defamation law, media law, tort law, public international law.

 1.           Should States Have a Legal Right to Reputation? Applying the Rationales of Defamation Law to the International Arena (forthcoming in Brooklyn Journal of International Law, 2009).

2.           Constitutionalizing Mandatory Retraction in Defamation Law, 30 Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal 33 (2007).

3.           The Aharonov Ruling, 35 Israel Law Review 138 (2001).


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