Aharon Barak

Visiting Professor of Law and Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow

(fall term)


The Honorable Aharon Barak is a Visiting Professor of Law and the Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow at Yale Law School. Originally appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel in 1978, Justice Barak served as Supreme Court President from 1995 until 2006.

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Contact Information


Yale Law School

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520

Education & Curriculum Vitae


Doctorate in Law (Honors), The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1963

Masters in Law, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1958

Courses Taught


  • The Role of a Judge in a Democratic Society
  • Proportionality in Constitutional Law

The Honorable Aharon Barak is a Visiting Professor of Law and the Gruber Global Constitutionalism Fellow at Yale Law School. Originally appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel in 1978, Justice Barak served as Supreme Court President from 1995 until 2006. He studied law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem where, after completing a term of service in the Israeli Defense Forces, he received his Doctorate in Law in 1963.