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Aharon Barak

Series featuring Aharon Barak

  • Foundation for Law, Justice and Society
# Episode Title Description People Date
1 FLJS part 6: Laws in times of peace and war Aharon Barak answers a question from Guardian Legal Affairs correspondent Afua Hirsch on the difference between protecting human rights and concerns of governments in power in war. Part 6 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak, Afua Hirsch 24 Jul 2009
2 FLJS part 5: Closing Remarks: Cases of Family Reunification and use of torture Aharon Barak talks about the implications for human rights law of Israel barring family reunification between Palestinian and Israeli citizens. Part 5 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
3 FLJS part 4: The Relationship between Political and Judicial Branches Aharon Barak discusses how the political and judicial branches of government balance their sometimes conflicting interests with the rights of the citizens. Part 4 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
4 FLJS part 3: Criticisms and Answers: Proportionality vs. Strict Scrutiny Aharon Barak talks about the need for proportionality within human rights law as a means for protecting it against other considerations. Part 3 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
5 FLJS part 2: Freedom of Speech Aharon Barak discusses the idea of Freedom of Speech and asks whether it is right to limit this freedom to protect against hate speech. Part 2 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
6 FLJS part 1: Human Rights Aharon Barak talks about human rights and the limitations imposed on them that are necessary for society to preserve itself. Part 1 of the 2009 Foundation for Law Justice and Society Annual Lecture. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
7 2009 Annual Lecture: Human rights and their limitations: the role of proportionality The former President of the Israeli Supreme Court Aharon Barak addresses the appropriate balance between security and the safeguarding of human rights. Aharon Barak 24 Jul 2009
8 Human Rights and their Limitations: The Role of Proportionality The former President of the Israeli Supreme Court Aharon Barak addresses the appropriate balance between security and the safeguarding of human rights. Aharon Barak 05 Jun 2009