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Aharon Barak
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Aharon Barak

Aharon Barak is the former president of the Supreme Court of Israel. He will return to Alabama Law this fall to teach a course on Proportionality, which is the same course he teaches at Yale Law School. President Barak was named dean of Hebrew University’s Faculty of Law in 1974, served as Israel’s attorney general from 1975 to 1978, was appointed to the Supreme Court of Israel in 1978 and served as its president from 1995 to 2006. He delivered the Law School’s fall 2007 Albritton Lecture.