Adi Leibovitch

Dissertation title: 
Context-Dependence in Judicial Decision Making

Adi Leibovitch is a JSD candidate at the University of Chicago Law School. Her dissertation analyzes the impact of specialization on judicial decision making from both theoretical and empirical perspectives.

Adi received her LL.B. magna cum laude from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and her LL.M. from the University of Chicago Law School. Adi also earned her M.B.A. magna cum laude in Finance and Marketing from the Hebrew University, and her M.A. summa cum laude in Public Policy, Mediation and Conflict Resolution from Tel-Aviv University.

Adi serves as assistant editor for the Journal of Legal Studies, and as a member of the Graduate Student Advisory Board for the Becker Friedman Institute for research in economics at the University of Chicago. While at the Hebrew University, she was on the editorial board of the Israel Law Review. Adi practiced law at the Military Advocate General Corps in Israel Defense Forces, where she served in a series of roles, including as Assistant to the Chief Military Prosecutor and as a Public Defender.  

Adi’s teaching and research interests include law and economics, behavioral theory, criminal law and procedure, evidence, courts, judicial behavior and litigation.   

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