Dr. Yossi Nehushtan

Title: Senior Lecturer
Phone: +44 (0)1782 733862
Email:
Location: CBC 1.027
Role: Academic Conduct Officer
SSLC Coordinator
SLS Representative
Contacting me: Office Hours:
Open door policy: whenever the door is open you are welcome to come in.
Alternatively, you may email to y.nehushtan@keele.ac.uk and ask for a meeting.
Yossi Nehushtan holds degrees from Striks Law School (LLB), the Hebrew University (LLM) and Oxford University (BCL, MPhil, DPhil).

In the years 2000-2004 and 2007-2013 Yossi was a lecturer and senior lecturer at Striks Law School, Israel, where 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.

In 2006/7 Yossi held a lectureship post at Balliol College, Oxford, through which he taught Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Jurisprudence.

In 2013 Yossi held the HLA Hart Visiting Fellowship at the Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law (CEPL), University College, Oxford; and in 2016 he held a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, University of Trento, Italy.

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. 2017. UK Public Law Non-Identical Twins: Reasonableness and Proportionality. Israel Law Review, vol. 50(1). full text>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2016. The Case for a General Constitutional Right to be Granted Conscientious Exemption. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 5(2), 230-254.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2016. Offensive Expressions: The Limits of Neutral Balancing Tests and the Need to Take Sides. Human Rights Law Review, vol. 16(1), 1-28. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2015. Freedom of Expression in Time of War: The Case of Commercial-Political Advertisements. The Law Online: Human Rights, 4-30.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2015. The Case for Modest Constitutional Instrumentalism. Constitutional Commentary, vol. 30, 101-128.

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Books

  • Nehushtan Y. Intolerant Religion in a Tolerant-Liberal Democracy. Hart, Oxford, 2015.

Journal Articles

  • Nehushtan Y. 2017. UK Public Law Non-Identical Twins: Reasonableness and Proportionality. Israel Law Review, vol. 50(1). full text>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2016. The Case for a General Constitutional Right to be Granted Conscientious Exemption. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 5(2), 230-254.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2016. Offensive Expressions: The Limits of Neutral Balancing Tests and the Need to Take Sides. Human Rights Law Review, vol. 16(1), 1-28. doi>
  • Nehushtan Y. 2015. Freedom of Expression in Time of War: The Case of Commercial-Political Advertisements. The Law Online: Human Rights, 4-30.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2015. The Case for Modest Constitutional Instrumentalism. Constitutional Commentary, vol. 30, 101-128.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2014. Jewish Circumcision as a Symptom of Collective Psychosis. The Law Online: Human Rights, 22-53.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2013. The Women of the Wall Case – The Need for a Moral-Liberal Resolution. The Law Online: Human Rights, 9-17.
  • Nehushtan Y. 2013. What Are Conscientious Exemptions Really About?. Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, vol. 2, 393-416. doi>
  • 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. 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; Equality, Discrimination and Minorities. 

Main teaching subjects: Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, and Jurisprudence.