Prof. Mordechai Kremnitzer
Vice President, Research The Israel Democracy Institute
Professor Kremnitzer is a professor emeritus of the Faculty of law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, former dean of the Faculty of Law, and director of the Israeli Press Council. He served on several government committees, including the Committee to Examine the Use of Force by the Police, the Committee on Civic Education in Israel, the Committee on Discipline in the Civil Service, the Committee on Conviction on the Basis of Confession and Retrial, and the Public Committee to Examine Penal Policy and the Treatment of Prisoners. Kremnitzer led the 2007 Israel Minister of Justice team to examine the Homicide Offenses Law.
Areas of expertise: Criminal law; public law (constitutional and administrative); military law; human rights; education for democracy (civics); security and democracy; Jewish-Arab relations; corruption in government; proportionality in public policy.