Dr. Yossi Nehushtan

Title: Lecturer
Phone: +44 (0)1782 733862
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Location: CBC 1.027
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Yossi Nehushtan holds degrees from Striks Law School (LLB), the Hebrew University (LLM) and the University of Oxford (BCL, MPhil, DPhil).

In 2006/7 Yossi held a stipendiary lectureship post at Balliol College, Oxford, through which he taught Administrative Law, Constitutional Law and Jurisprudence. Since 2007 he held a lectureship post at Striks Law School, through which he taught Public Law; Jurisprudence; Law and Religion, Law and Racism, and Human Rights Law. He was also the Chief-Editor of ‘Hamishpat’ Law review and the head of the 'secular Judaism' programme at the Law School.

Currently Yossi is a member of a research group at the Minerva Centre of Human Rights, the Hebrew University, which studies the interaction between international human rights law and Israeli law.

In 2013 Yossi held the HLA Hart Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law (CEPL), University College, Oxford.

Yossi joined the School of Law at Keele University in 2013. In Keele, Yossi is Co-Director of the MA in Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice; Academic Conduct Officer; Convenor of the Guest Speaker Series; SLS representative; and SSLC Coordinator. He teaches UG courses and contributes to various PGT programmes.

Yossi’s areas of research are legal theory, political theory, public law, human rights law, and law and religion.

Yossi is happy to supervise PhD students who wish to explore themes within these areas.A variety of PhD funding possibilities are available at Keele.

Selected Publications

  • Nehushtan Y. 2014. Jewish Circumcision as a Symptom of Collective Psychosis. The Law Online: Human Rights, vol. 20, 22-53.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2014. Selective Conscientious Objection: Philosophical and Conceptual Doubts in light of Israeli Case Law. In When Soldiers Say No: Selective Conscientious Objection in the Modern Military. Robinson P, Whetham D, Ellner A (Eds.).
  • Nehushtan Y. 2013. The Women of the Wall Case – The Need for a Moral-Liberal Resolution. The Law Online: Human Rights, vol. 9, 9-17.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2012. Granting Conscientious Exemptions: The Need to Take Sides. Religion and Human Rights: an international journal, vol. 7(1), 31-58. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y and Levenkron N. 2012. The Future of Legal Aid Programmes in Israeli Law Schools. Hamishpat Law Review, vol. 17, 7-15.

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Journal Articles

  • Nehushtan Y. 2014. Jewish Circumcision as a Symptom of Collective Psychosis. The Law Online: Human Rights, vol. 20, 22-53.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2013. The Women of the Wall Case – The Need for a Moral-Liberal Resolution. The Law Online: Human Rights, vol. 9, 9-17.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2012. Granting Conscientious Exemptions: The Need to Take Sides. Religion and Human Rights: an international journal, vol. 7(1), 31-58. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y and Levenkron N. 2012. The Future of Legal Aid Programmes in Israeli Law Schools. Hamishpat Law Review, vol. 17, 7-15.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2012. What Are Conscientious Exemptions Really About?. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 1-24. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2011. Religious Conscientious Exemptions. Law and Philosophy, vol. 30(2), 143-166. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2011. The Links between Religion and Intolerance. Philosophy and Theology, vol. 23(1), 91-132.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2011. The Principle of Tolerance. Tel-Aviv University Law Review, vol. 34, 5-46.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2010. Finding the Ratio Decidendi in Cases of Plurality Decision. Israeli Bar Law Review, vol. 50, 631-649.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2010. The Use of the Presidential Pardon Power: Who Has the Last Say?. The Hebrew University Law Review – Online, vol. 2, 25-54.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2009. Female Segregation for Religious Justifications: The Unfortunate Israeli Case. Droit et Religions, vol. 4, 441-459.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2007. Free Expression and the Limits of Liberal Tolerance. Israel Law Review, vol. 40(1), 255-276.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2007. The Limits of Tolerance: A Substantive-Liberal Perspective. Ratio Juris, vol. 20(2), 230-257.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2001. Not Drafting the Yeshiva Students – A Tale of Judicial Review. Hamishpat Law Review, vol. 6, 183-205.
  • Nehushtan Y. 1999. Discrimination of Men in the Israeli Defence Forces. Hamishpat Law Review, vol. 4, 115-136.

Chapters

  • Nehushtan Y. 2014. Selective Conscientious Objection: Philosophical and Conceptual Doubts in light of Israeli Case Law. In When Soldiers Say No: Selective Conscientious Objection in the Modern Military. Robinson P, Whetham D, Ellner A (Eds.).
  • Nehushtan Y. 2008. Secular and Religious Conscientious Exemptions: Between Tolerance and Equality. In Law and Religion in Theoretical and Historical Context. Cane P, Evans C, Robinson Z (Eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Co-Director of the MA in Human Rights, Globalisation and Justice.

Module leader: Public Law 1; Public Law 2; Equality, Discrimination and Minorities.