Professor Yossi Nehushtan holds degrees from Striks Law School (LLB), the Hebrew University (LLM)
Yossi joined the School of Law at Keele University in 2013. In Keele, Yossi is the Founder and General
In the years 2000-2004 and 2007-2013 Yossi was lecturer and senior lecturer at Striks Law School,
In 2006/7 Yossi held a full-time lectureship post at Balliol College, Oxford, as a PhD student, through
Yossi was Visiting Research Fellow at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Oxford University
Since 2016, Yossi has been a regular Visiting Research Fellow at the Jean Monnet Centre of
Yossi secured the Leverhulme Research Fellowship for 2023-2025 (for £65,000) for his research
Yossi has provided legal advice and counselling to various bodies, including the Ministry of Education,
Research and scholarship
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.
Yossi contributes to the following modules:
- Constitutional Law (UG)
- Administrative Law (UG)
- Jurisprudence (UG)
- Foundations of Human Rights (PG)
- Equality, Discrimination and Minorities (PG)
- Healthcare, Justice and Society (PG)
Selected blog articles
- ‘The UK 14-Day Quarantine Policy: Is Public Opinion a Relevant Consideration?’, UK Constitutional Law Association Blog (2020, https://ukconstitutionallaw.org/2020/06/30/yossi-nehushtan-and-megan-davidson-the-uk-14-day-quarantine-policy-is-public-opinion-a-relevant-consideration/) (With Megan Davidson).
- ‘The 14-Day Quarantine Policy is Illegal’, UK Constitutional Law Association Blog (2020, https://ukconstitutionallaw.org/2020/06/17/yossi-nehushtan-the-14-day-quarantine-policy-is-illegal/).
- (2020) ‘This is Not the People’s Government or the Democratic Will of the People’ IACL-IADC Blog, https://blog-iacl-aidc.org/2020-posts/2020/4/28/this-is-not-the-peoples-government-or-the-democratic-will-of-the-people (with Ash Murphy).
- ‘The British Lockdown is Disproportionate’ IACL-IADC Blog (2020, https://blog-iacl-aidc.org/2020-posts/2020/4/9/the-british-lockdown-is-disproportionate)
- ‘Prorogation and Justiciability’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2019, https://ukconstitutionallaw.org/2019/09/16/yossi-nehushtan-prorogation-and-justiciability/).
- ‘The Unreasonable Perception of Rationality and Reasonableness in UK Public Law’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2019, https://wp.me/p1cVqo-1L6).
- ‘Ashers Baking (Part 1): The Supreme Court’s Betrayal of Liberalism and Equality’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2018, https://wp.me/p1cVqo-1BZ, with Stella Coyle).
- ‘Ashers Baking (Part 2): Do Homophobes and Racists have a Right Not to Manifest Liberal Messages?’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2018, https://wp.me/p1cVqo-1C2, with Stella Coyle).
- ‘Why there should not be Another Snap General (Brexit) Election’ ( 2018 British Politics and Policy – LSE; http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/snap-brexit-election/).
- ‘Why there should not be a General Election “about the EU” – and why the UK isn’t a democracy’ (2016, British Politics and Policy - LSE) (http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy/why-there-should-not-be-a-general-election-about-the-eu/).
- ‘Why Is It Illegal for the Prime Minister to Perceive the EU Referendum’s Result as Morally-Politically Authoritative?’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2016, http://wp.me/p1cVqo-1bS).
- ‘Why the EU Referendum’s Result is not Morally-Politically Binding’ UK Constitutional Law Association (2016, http://wp.me/p1cVqo-1aV).