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Publications and Honors

Elettra Bietti S.J.D. ‘22

Elettra recently published “A Genealogy of Platform Regulation,” in the Georgetown Law Technology Review (2021). As a fellow with the Yale Information Society Project, Elettra she co-edited a special essay collection in the Yale Law Journal focused on the digital public sphere and critical race theory.

Sam Bookman

Sam recently published “Intergenerational Justice in Climate Decision-making’ (co-written with Margaretha Wewerinke Singh) in the 2023 volume of the journal Themis. His forthcoming articles include “ Demystifying Environmental Constitutionalism” in Environmental Law (2024), and “Catalytic Climate Litigation: Rights and Statutes,” in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (2023). Sam received the 2022 Colin B. Picker Graduate Prize from the American Society of Comparative Law for his paper “Three Constitutional Responses to Environmental Crises” and the 2022 Richard Hart Prize for his paper “Creativity and Climate Rights,” presented at the Public Law Conference at University College Dublin. Together with co-counsel from Milbank LLP and the Cyrus R. Vance Center for International Justice, he represented three UN Special Rapporteurs in their submission to the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea in its pending case on a Request for an Advisory Opinion on Climate Change and International Law.

Angel Gabriel Cabrera Silva

Angel has published “Shared Responsibility: Building a Pathway to Justice for Missing Migrants and Their Families” in the Harvard International Law Journal (2023). His article “The Right to Consult Ourselves: Conceptualizing the Proactive Function of the Right to Free, Prior and Informed Consent” is forthcoming in the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Together with lawyers from Colectivo Emancipaciones and the Harvard Human Rights Clinic, Angel filed a petition before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, arguing for the rights of indigenous peoples to access financial resources to sustain their forms of self-governments and a duty on states to distribute public funds equitably. He is a lecturer at the Boston University School of Law.

Elena Chachko S.J.D. ‘22

Elena recently published “National Security by Platform” in the Stanford Technology Law Review (2021), “Refugee Responsibility Sharing or Responsibility Dumping?”, with Katerina Linos, in the California Law Review (2022);  and “Persistent Aggrandizement? Israel’s Cyber Defense Architecture,” in The United States’ Defend Forward Cyber Strategy: A Comprehensive Legal Analysis (Oxford University Press, Jack Goldsmith, editor, 2022). She received the 2020 Mike Lewis Prize for National Security Law Scholarship, awarded by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law at The University of Texas at Austin, for her article “Administrative National Security,” published in the Georgetown Law Journal (2019).

Sannoy Das

Sannoy has two forthcoming articles, “Giving Peace a Chance: Decolonization, Development, and the Foundations of the GATT,” in the Yale Journal of International Law, and “Final Balance: Empire, Neoliberalism, and the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard in International Investment Law,” in the Journal of World Investment and Trade. Sannoy has been appointed as a lecturer at Boston University School of Law to teach international law.

Evelyn Douek S.J.D. ‘22

Evelyn has recently published several pieces, including a research paper for the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University on “The Rise of Content Cartels” (2020); an essay for the University of Chicago Law Review (online) titled “What Kind of Oversight Board Have You Given Us?” in the University of Chicago Law Review (online) ; “Governing Online Speech: From ‘Posts-As-Trumps’ to Proportionality and Probability” in the Columbia Law Review (2021); and a symposium piece on “The Limits of International Law in Content Moderation” in the UCI Journal of International, Transnational, and Comparative Law (2021).

Kabir Duggal

Kabir has co-authored Pro-Arbitration Revisited: A Tribute to Professor George Bermann from his Students over the Years (2023); International Investment Law and Arbitration in Central Asia (2023); and The Resurgence of the Unified Arab Investment Agreement and the Organisation for Islamic Cooperation Investment Agreement (2022); and edited Force Majeure and Hardship in the Asia-Pacific Region (2022). His recent articles include “The ILC Articles on State Responsibility in Investment Arbitration,” co-authored with Esmé Shirlow, in volume 37 of the ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal (2022); “Recent Trends in Investment Arbitration on the Right to Regulate, Environment, Health and Corporate Social Responsibility: Too Much or Too Little?,” co-authored with Crina Baltag & Riddhi Joshi, in the ICSID Review (forthcoming); “A 360-Degree Kaleidoscope View of Diversity and Inclusion (or Lack Thereof) in International Arbitration,” in volume 33 of the American Review of International Arbitration (2022); and “All’s Well That Ends Well? Looking at the Future of the Unified Arab Agreement in Light of the Al-Kharafi v Libya Decisions by the Egyptian Courts,” co-authored with Ibrahim Shehata and Ahmed Rasekh, in the ICSID Review (forthcoming). Kabir has been included in the European Union Trade and Sustainable Development (TSD) Panel of Arbitrators, and recently delivered the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators’ Annual Roebuck Lecture (June 2023) and the keynote speech at the inaugural Cornell Law School International Arbitration Symposium (April 2023).

Brenda Dvoskin S.J.D. ’23

Brenda has recently published “Expert Governance of Online Speech”  in the Harvard International Law Journal (2023) and “Speaking Back to Sexual Privacy Invasions” in the Washington Law Review (2023).

Rabea Eghbariah

Rabea published “Informal Governance: Internet Referral Units and the Rise of State Interpretation of Terms of Service,” with Amre Metwally JD ’22, in the Yale Journal of Law and Technology (2021). He has also published an entry titled “Jewishness as Property Under Israeli Law” as part of the Law and Settler Colonialism in Palestine symposium hosted by the Law and Political Economy Project (LPE).

Iqra Saleem Khan

Iqra’s article “Unwilling Co-wives and the Law of Polygamy in Pakistan” was published in the UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law (2023).

Jacquelene Mwangi

Jackie has a forthcoming piece titled “Contesting Digital Colonialism Narratives in Africa & Their Framing Effects.” The article is part of a research sprint on the Ethics of Digitalization project hosted by the South African Research Chair in Industrial Development at the University of Johannesburg , the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, and the Berkman Klein Center. She has co-authored a book chapter titled “The African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights as an Opportunity Structure,” in The Performance of Africa’s International Courts: Using Litigation for Political, Legal, And Social Change (James Thou Gathii ed., 2021, with James Thuo Gathii). She has also published an entry on the AfronomicLaw Blog titled “‘Unlocking’ of Innovation: Reflections on Law and Innovation in sub-Saharan Africa.”

Gilad Mills

Gilad’s paper, “A Contractual Approach to Social Media Governance,” is forthcoming in the Yale Law & Policy Review (2024).

Nicolás Parra-Herrera

Nicolás Parra-Herrera’s article, “Law as Architecture: Mapping Contingency and Autonomy in Twentieth-Century Legal Historiography,” co-authored with fellow S.J.D. candidate Dan Rohde, was published in the Journal of Law and Political Economy (2023).

Haggai Porat

Haggai published “Are All Types of Discrimination Created Equal?,” with Yuval Feldman & Tamar Kricheli-Katz, in the Law & Psychology Review (2021).

Gali Racabi S.J.D. ‘22

Gali has two recent pieces: “Abolish the Employer Prerogative, Unleash Work Law,” in the Berkeley Journal of Labor and Employment Law  (2021) and “Effects of City–State Relations on Labor Relations: The Case of Uber,” in the Industrial and Labor Relations Review (Cornell, 2021).

Daniel Rohde

Dan’s article, “Law as Architecture: Mapping Contingency and Autonomy in Twentieth-Century Legal Historiography, co-authored with fellow S.J.D. candidate Nicolás Parra-Herrera, was published in volume 3 of the Journal of Law and Political Economy (2023). His article “The Bank of the People, 1835-1840: Law and Money in Upper Canada” is forthcoming in the Osgoode Hall Law Journal.

Guy Rubinstein

Guy recently published “Selective Prosecution, Selective Enforcement, and Remedial Vagueness” in the Wisconsin Law Review (2022), and “The Influences of Proportionality in Private Law on Remedies in American Constitutional Criminal Procedure” in a new book edited by the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (2023). Guy has also contributed multiple posts to the Global Anticorruption Blog (edited by Professor Matthew Stephenson of Harvard Law School).

Eliel Sanchez Acevedo

Eliel has a forthcoming piece, “Nahuat Law and Normative Symmetry. Legal Pluralism from an Actor-Network Theory Perspective.” with Maria Eugenia Sanchez Díaz de Rivera, in an edited collection, The Actor-Network Theory in Latin America (Rodriguez-Medina, Pozos, and Girola eds., 2021). Forbes Mexico published a news item about Eliel’s S.J.D. work in 2020.

Shani Shisha

Shani recently published “The Folklore of Copyright Procedure” in the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (2023) and “The Copyright Wasteland” in the BYU Law Review (2022). His article “Infringement Episodes” is forthcoming in the Southern California Law Review (2024).   Shani received the 2022 Irving Oberman Memorial Prize in Intellectual Property at Harvard Law School for “The Folklore of Copyright Procedure,” and the 2021 Project on the Foundations of Private Law Writing Prize at Harvard Law School for “The Copyright Wasteland.”

Shelly Simana

Shelly recently published “Genetic Property Governance” in the Yale Journal of Law & Technology (2023) and has a forthcoming piece, “Malleable Morality: Re-Shaping Moral Intuitions in Health Policymaking,” in the Journal of Law, Medicine, and Ethics.  Shelly is currently a fellow at the Center for Law and the Biosciences, Stanford Law School.

Roberto Tallarita S.J.D. ‘23

Roberto recently published “The Limits of Portfolio Primacy” in volume 76 of the Vanderbilt Law Review (2023) and “Fiduciary Deadlock” in the University of Pennsylvania Review Online (2023).

Oren Tamir S.J.D. ‘22

Oren’s article “Political Stare Decisis,” has been published in the Chicago Journal of International Law (2021). He also participated in a book symposium in the legal blog Balkanization on Rosalind Dixon & David Landau’s new book, Abusive Constitutional Borrowing (Oxford University Press, 2021). His entry was titled “Can Abusive Borrowing Itself Be Abusive?

Zhong Xing Tan S.J.D. ’23

Zhong’s recent publications include “Re-thinking Relational Architecture: Interpersonal Justice Beyond Private Law” (University of Toronto Law Journal, 2021) and “The Prospects for Pluralism in Contract Theory” (Legal Studies, Cambridge University Press, 2021).

Cem Tecimer

Cem’s article “Interconstitutionalism,” co-authored with Jason Mazzone, was  published in the Yale Law Journal (2022).

Yiran Zhang S.J.D. ‘22

Yiran’s article “Rethinking the Global Governance of Migrant Domestic Workers: The Heterodox Case of Informal Filipina Workers in China” has been published in the Georgetown Immigration Law Journal (2022).

Tom Zur

Tom’s paper, entitled “How do People Learn from Not Being Caught? An Experimental Investigation of an ‘Occurrence Bias’,” was awarded the Göran Skogh prize for the best paper written by a young scholar. The prize was presented by the European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) for her LL.M. paper, which she wrote under the co-supervision of Professors Oren Bar-Gill and Kathryn Spier.

Teaching Appointments

Elettra Bietti S.J.D. ‘22

Elettra has joined Northeastern Law School and the Khoury College of Computer Sciences, Northeastern University (Massachusetts) as an assistant professor of law and computer science.

Elena Chachko S.J.D. ‘22

Elena has joined Berkeley Law School (California) as an assistant professor of law.

Evelyn Douek S.J.D. ‘22

Evelyn has joined Stanford Law School (California) as an assistant professor of law.

Gali Racabi S.J.D. ‘22

Gali is an assistant professor in the Labor Relations, Law, & History Department of the ILR School at Cornell University (New York).

Roberto Tallarita S.J.D. ‘23

Roberto has joined Harvard Law School as an assistant professor of law.

Yiran Zhang S.J.D. ‘22

Yiran is an assistant professor in the Labor Relations, Law, & History Department of the ILR School at Cornell University (New York.