Adi Leibovitch

  • Associate Professor, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Faculty of Law

Adi Leibovitch is an associate professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law. She also co-chairs the Jerusalem Crime Group, an interdisciplinary forum for criminal justice policy analysis.

Leibovitch's research focuses on the economic analysis of law, behavioral theory and empirical methods, as applied to the study of the institutional design of courts, litigation and legal decision-making, with a particular interest in the criminal justice system. Her work has been published in the Journal of Legal Studies and the Northwestern University Law Review.

She received her J.S.D and LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a John M. Olin Scholar at the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics, and a Russell Baker Scholar. She also earned her LL.B. and M.B.A, both magna cum laude, from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and her M.A. summa cum laude in public policy, mediation and conflict resolution from Tel-Aviv University. Before joining Hebrew University, Leibovitch was an academic fellow at Columbia Law School.

Leibovitch will be in office from Sept. 10-Sept. 20, 2018.


  • J.S.D.
    University of Chicago Law School
  • LL.M.
    University of Chicago Law School
  • M.A.
    Tel Aviv University
  • M.B.A.
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  • LL.B.
    The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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