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Dr Ori Herstein

Dr Ori HersteinEmail:

Telephone: (44) 207 848 1739

Room: SW3.12

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Dr Ori Herstein joined King’s College London as Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in August 2012. Prior to this, he spent two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell University Law School, where he taught Tort Law, Tort Theory, and Jurisprudence. Dr Herstein obtained his Doctoral and Master’s degrees from Columbia University Law School and his LL.B. and undergraduate philosophy degrees from Tel Aviv University. While at Columbia, he wrote his doctoral dissertation under Professor Joseph Raz and held the position of Associate-in-Law teaching legal reasoning and writing.

Upon obtaining his doctorate and prior to his time at Cornell, Ori spent two years in private practice as a litigation associate at the NYC office of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. He also clerked on the Tel Aviv Circuit Court. He is admitted to the New York Bar and the Israel Bar.

Dr Herstein co-directs the King’s Legal Philosophy Workshop.

Research interests

Dr Herstein’s primary research interests include legal philosophy and private law theory. He has published on topics including historic and intergenerational justice, rights, responsibility, feminism, equity, and tort. 

Selected publications

View list of selected publications

  • Law of Tort
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Social Theory
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