Michal Saliternik


Dr. Michal Saliternik is Assistant Professor at the Netanya Academic College School of Law. She serves as Associate Editor of the European Journal of International Law. She earned her LL.B. and Ph.D. from Tel Aviv University and was a Hauser Global Research Fellow at New York University. Her research interests include international law and conflict resolution, legal and political theory, and political participation and representation. Her articles were published in the European Journal of International Law, The Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, the Hastings Law Journal, and the University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, among others.

Recently Published

EJIL:The Podcast! Episode 15 – Now or Never, Or Maybe Later: The Use of Force to Recover an Occupied Territory

This episode accompanies the launching of a new rubric in the European Journal of International Law – Legal/Illegal. The first installment of Legal/Illegal, which appears in issue 32(4), focuses on the question whether the use of force by a state to recover a territory that has been occupied for many years may be considered a lawful act of self-defence.

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In This Issue

The last issue of 2021 opens with an article by Fuad Zarbiyev, who undertakes a critical examination of the privileged status that the judicial representation of international law enjoys in mainstream international legal discourse. Zarbiyev argues that this status is neither obvious nor unobjectionable, and points to its main ramifications. In the next article, Katie Johnston explains how…

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Favourite Readings 2021 – Continuing the Never-Ending Search for Justice and Explanations

Diane Orentlicher, Some Kind of Justice: The ICTY’s Impact in Bosnia and Serbia (Oxford University Press, 2018)  Joseph P. Forgas, William D. Crano, and Klaus Fiedler (eds), The Psychology of Populism: The Tribal Challenge to Liberal Democracy (Routledge, 2021) Sayed Kashua, Track Changes (Kinneret Zmora Dvir, 2017 [Hebrew]; Grove Press,…

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