Dr. Meital Pinto

Senior Lecturer in the Law School, Haifa Campus


Dr. Meital Pinto is a Senior Lecturer at Ono Academic College. She holds a Bachelor of Laws and Governance (LL.B) (with honors) from the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya, a Master of Laws (L.L.M), and a Doctor of Laws (S.J.D) from the Faculty of Law at the University of Toronto, where she researched minority rights in the light of multicultural political theories. Pinto previously served as an intern in Judge Grunis’ office in the Supreme Court and later specialized here. In 2010-2009, she served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University. She is an expert in constitutional and administrative law and the philosophy of law. Dr. Meital Pinto is the secretary of the Association for Public Law in Israel.


Post-Doctoral Fellow
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2010).
Law, University of Toronto (2009).
Law, University of Toronto (2005).
Law and Government, IDC Herzliya (2003).

Teaching Areas

Constitutional law, jurisprudence, administrative law, labor law, professional ethics, law and ‎feminism, tolerance, and human rights.‎

Research interests

Articles that focus on legal conflicts that arise in multicultural countries in the context of discrimination, language rights, emotional abuse, and religious freedom.