Vera Shikhelman


Vera Shikhelman holds a JSD degree from the University of Chicago School of Law. She am currently a post-doctoral fellow at Haifa University, and a research fellow at the Empirical Studies Center of the Freie Universität. Her primary research interests are international law, judicial decision-making, human rights and courts and dispute resolution.

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Implementing Decisions of International Human Rights Institutions – Evidence from the United Nations Human Rights Committee: A Rejoinder to Ullmann and von Staden

Evaluating the effectiveness of institutions is a hard mission, and it causes numerous theoretical and methodological difficulties. This is especially true for evaluating the effectiveness of quasi-judicial institutions such as the United Nations Human Rights Committee (‘HRC’), as my 2019 EJIL article attempted to do. Therefore, first I would like to thank Andreas J. Ullmann and…

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