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Karen Eltis
University of Ottawa, Canada
Columbia University


Professor Karen Eltis is a tenured faculty member at the Faculty of Law of the University of Ottawa, Canada (Section de droit civil) and a Visiting Scholar and Associate Adjunct Professor at Columbia Law School. Karen specializes in Internet law and policy, comparative law and democratic governance. A past Director of the Human Rights Centre and of the bijuridical “National Programme, Karen served as Senior Advisor to the National Judicial Institute and has a book titled “Courts and Litigants in the Digital Age” (Toronto, Irwin Law), forthcoming in 2011.



   
 
 
 
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David Menashri
David Menashri is President of the College of Law and Business, Israel, and a renowned scholar of Iranian Studies and anti-Semitism. The founding director of the Center for Iranian Studies and the Parviz and Pouran Nazarian Chair for Modern Iranian History at Tel Aviv University, he is also the former dean of Special Programs at Tel Aviv University.
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