Dr. Meital Pinto

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Haifa Campus


Senior Lecturer. 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. She previously served as an intern in Judge Grunis’ office in the Supreme Court. In 2010-2009, she served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Minerva Center for Human Rights at the Hebrew University. Expert in constitutional and administrative law, and in the philosophy of law. She previously specialized in Judge Grunis’ office in the Supreme Court. Serves as 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.