I am delighted to welcome Dr. Zvi Triger who will be blogging with us in August. Dr. Triger is the Vice Dean of the Striks School of Law in Israel. He received his LL.B. from Tel Aviv University and his LL.M. and J.S.D. from NYU. His main research and teaching fields are contract law, family law, law and sexuality, and legal feminism. Dr. Triger clerked for the Honorable Justice Eliyahu Mazza of the Supreme Court of Israel, and practiced law at Bryan Cave Robinson Silverman LLP in New York. In addition to his extensive academic publications, Dr. Triger has published two books: a novel, “In Case of Emergency” (2005), and “Speechless: How Contemporary Israeli Culture is Reflected in Language” (co-authored with Amalia Rosenblum) (2007).
Dr. Triger’s recent articles include:
• Discriminating Speech: On the Heterophilia of Freedom of Speech Doctrine, 19 CARDOZO J.L. & GENDER 349 (2013).
• The Child’s Worst Interest: Socio-Legal Taboos on Same-Sex Parenting and their Subversive Impact on Children’s Wellbeing, ISRAEL REVIEW STUDIES (forthcoming 2013).
• Gender Segregation as Sexual Harassment, 35 TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY L. REV. 703 (2013).
• You Definitely Should Have: A Contractual Look at Israeli Wedding Gift Culture, 35 TEL AVIV L. REV. 51 (2012).
• Introducing the Political Family: A New Road Map for Critical Family Law, 13 THEORETICAL INQUIRIES IN LAW 361 (2012).
• Fear of the Wandering Gay: Some Reflections on Citizenship, Nationalism and Recognition in Same-Sex Relationships, 8 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF LAW IN CONTEXT 268 (2012).
• Freedom from Religion in Israel: Civil Marriages and Cohabitation of Jews Enter the Rabbinical Courts, 27 ISRAEL STUDIES REV. 1 (2012).
• Over-Parenting (co-authored with Gaia Bernstein), 44 UC DAVIS L. REV. 1221 (2011).