Dr. Assaf Porat

Lecturer in the Law School


Dr. Assaf Porat is a Lecturer in Law at the Faculty of Law at the Ono Academic College. He is an External Lecturer at the Radziner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya and the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. Additionally, he is also a Guest Lecturer at the Judicial Training Institute, the Institute for the Training of Legal Assistants (OZMAT), the “Institute for the Training of Lawyers” and in the “Schools” of the Open University.

Furthermore, Dr. Porat sometimes serves as a commentator on legal matters in the media. He has worked as a lawyer since 1997 and as a legal assistant at the Tel Aviv District Court between 1998 and 2005. Dr. Porat was a Member of the “Sefer Shamgar” system (headed by Prof. Aharon Barak) between 2001 and 2002.


Philosophy, Tel Aviv University (2011)
Faculty of Law (cum laude), Tel Aviv University (2004).
Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University (2002).

Teaching Areas

Compulsory courses - civil procedure, criminal procedure, evidence law, administrative law. Elective courses and seminars - military law, constitutional aspects of criminal procedure and law and cinema.

Research interests

Criminal and civil procedure and legal proceedings; public trial; Military and security law; Law and Cinema.