Lila Margalit

Adv. Lila Margalit is a researcher at the Amnon Lipkin-Shahak Center for Security and Democracy at the Israel Democracy Institute. Previously, she was an attorney for the Association for Civil Right in Israel, where she headed the Criminal Justice program. Lila holds a B.A. from Yale University and a law degree from Bar-Ilan University in Israel.

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Middle East and North Africa

The Deportation of Omar Shakir: The Israeli Supreme Court and the BDS Movement

Two judgments handed down just days apart—one by the Israeli Supreme Court and the other by the European Court of Justice—serve to highlight a growing jurisprudential divide between Israeli and international courts on the status of Israeli settlements in the West Bank

Supreme Court of Israel

Room for Optimism? Israeli Supreme Court Presses for Implementation of Ruling on Inmates’ Right to Personal Space

Last summer, the Israeli Supreme Court rendered a landmark judgement, establishing for the first time an obligatory minimum standard for the personal space allocated to inmates—convicted prisoners as well as detainees—in the Israeli correctional system.