Aharon Barak

  • aharon barak
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    president of the supreme court of israel
    in office
    13 august 1995 – 14 september 2006
    preceded bymeir shamgar
    succeeded bydorit beinisch
    personal details
    born (1936-09-16) 16 september 1936 (age 83)
    kaunas, lithuania
    nationalityisrael
    spouse(s)elisheva barak-ussoskin
    children4
    alma materhebrew university of jerusalem

    aharon barak (hebrew: אהרן ברק, born erik brick, 16 september 1936) is an israeli professor of law at the interdisciplinary center in herzliya and a lecturer in law at the hebrew university of jerusalem, the yale law school, central european university, georgetown university law center, and the university of toronto faculty of law.

    barak was president of the supreme court of israel from 1995 to 2006. prior to that, he served as a justice of the supreme court of israel (1978–95), as the attorney general of israel (1975–78), and as the dean of the law faculty of the hebrew university of jerusalem (1974–75).[1]

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Aharon Barak
Aharon Barak.jpg
President of the Supreme Court of Israel
In office
13 August 1995 – 14 September 2006
Preceded byMeir Shamgar
Succeeded byDorit Beinisch
Personal details
Born (1936-09-16) 16 September 1936 (age 83)
Kaunas, Lithuania
NationalityIsrael
Spouse(s)Elisheva Barak-Ussoskin
Children4
Alma materHebrew University of Jerusalem

Aharon Barak (Hebrew: אהרן ברק, born Erik Brick, 16 September 1936) is an Israeli Professor of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and a lecturer in law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Yale Law School, Central European University, Georgetown University Law Center, and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Barak was President of the Supreme Court of Israel from 1995 to 2006. Prior to that, he served as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel (1978–95), as the Attorney General of Israel (1975–78), and as the Dean of the Law Faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1974–75).[1]