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George Bisharat

Alternative Strategies for Realizing Justice in Palestine

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Between 13-15 December, the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem, Mada al Carmel, the Birzeit University Institute of Law, the Stop the Wall Campaign, the Trans-Arab Research Institute (TARI), and the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) will be convening a conference under the banner: Alternative Strategies for Realizing Justice in Palestine. The conference will take place in Jerusalem, Birzeit, and Nazareth to highlight, and attempt to rehabilitate, national ...

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George Bisharat


George Bisharat is a professor of law at Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, where he teaches criminal procedure and practice, law and anthropology, Islamic law, and law in Middle East societies.  His research and writing focus on international legal aspects of Palestine/Israel and on U.S. policies toward the Middle East.  He is a frequent commentator for media in the U.S. and abroad, and his op-ed pieces have appeared in The New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalUSA TodayThe Los Angeles TimesHa'aretz, and other newspapers.  He is a member of the editorial committee of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and a board member of the Transnational Arab Research Institute.