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Conflicts in a Conflict: A Conflict of Laws Case Study on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Michael Karayanni


This book outlines and analyzes the legal doctrines that instructed Israeli courts when dealing with private-civil disputes implicating the Occupied Palestinian Territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip since 1967 until present day. The book sheds light on a whole sphere of legal designs and norms that hereto have not received any thorough scholarly attention. For the most part, the legal discipline that Israeli courts turned to in order to deal with such disputes was that of the conflict of laws. After making a thorough investigation into the jurisdictional designs of the West Bank and ... More

Keywords: conflict of laws, choice of law theory, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, politics and law, cross-border dispute resolution, jurisdiction, sovereign immunity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199873715
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199873715.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Karayanni, author
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Center for International Legal Education