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Amichai Cohen

Professor Amichai Cohen is a Special counsel on International Law in our firm. Professor Cohen is a faculty member in the Faculty of Law at the Ono Academic College and serves as a senior fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute

Amichai has a prosperous academic career and is a renowned researcher in international law and Israel’s national security law. He has served as a visiting professor at Columbia Law School, New York, and the American University-Washington College of Law and as a visiting researcher at the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom.


In 2013-2016, he served as Dean of the Faculty of Law at the Ono Academic College.


Amichai has published four books in English and Hebrew and dozens of articles in important journals of the legal world in Israel and abroad.


Amichai’s areas of practice include international trade law; Justice and Security, Israeli constitutional law, occupied territories law; International law in Israeli law; And international criminal law.



Books by Professor Amichai Cohen



Israel’s National Security Law: Political Dynamics and Historical Development (2011)


Law and Security in Israel (2014)


The Constitutional Revolution and Counter-Revolution (2020)


Proportionality in International Humanitarian Law (2021)



Yale Law School, J.S.D., 2003

Yale Law School, LL.M, 2001

The Hebrew University, LL.B, 1998


Member of the Israel Bar Association since 1999

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May 1, 2024

Potential ICC Arrest Warrants – Prof. Amichai Cohen Interviewed on “One a Day” Podcast

Prof. Amichai Cohen and Channel 12 news correspondent Yaron Avraham were featured on Elad Simchayoff’s “One a Day” podcast to discuss the International Criminal Court’s potential arrest warrants for senior Israeli officials over the war in Gaza.


February 22, 2024

Risk to Israeli Entities Posed by International Sanctions – What Is the Exposure and What Are the Dangers?

The United States, the European Union, and other countries have been imposing economic sanctions on Israel for quite some time. The recent sanctions imposed on Israeli settlers suspected or convicted of committing violence against Palestinians may be a harbinger of a broad regime of sanctions that may affect business activities in Israel.
February 21, 2024

International Law: Amichai Cohen Interviewed on "One a Day" Podcast

As an expert in international law, Professor Amichai Cohen, together with news correspondent Yaron Avraham, guest starred on Elad Simchayoff's "One a Day" podcast to discuss the sanctions imposed on Israeli settlers.

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