BiographyHanoch Dagan, a professor at Tel-Aviv University Law School in Israel and a frequent visiting professor at the University of Michigan Law School, has become an Affiliated Overseas Professor with the Law School.
Affiliated Overseas Faculty members, who are internationally renowned in their fields, teach regularly at the Law School for part of the year while maintaining ties with overseas schools. Dagan is the Law School's fourth Affiliated Overseas Faculty member. The other three are: Christine Chinkin, who also is affiliated with the London School of Economics Faculty of Law; Christopher McCrudden, who also teaches at Oxford University; and Bruno Simma, who also teaches at the University of Munich Faculty of Law.
Dagan received his LL.M. and J.S.D. from Yale Law School after receiving his LL.B., summa cum laude, from Tel Aviv University. He is widely published in both English and Hebrew on private law theory, takings law, distributive justice, and property theory, and he is often invited to do lectures and presentations in his areas of interest. He wrote Unjust Enrichment: A Study of Private Law and Public Values (Cambridge University Press), and was editor of Land Law in Israel: Between Private and and Public (Hebrew).
Some of his more recent journal articles are: "Mistakes," 79 Texas Law Review 1795 (2001); "The Liberal Commons" (with Michael Heller) 110 Yale Law Journal 549 (2001), and Just Compensation, Incentives, and Social Meanings," 99 Michigan Law Review 134 (2000).
Dagan has taught courses and seminars at the Law School on property law, jurisprudence, American legal theory, property theory, legal realism, and unjust enrichment. He is teaching Property, Property Theory, American Legal Theory, and Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.
-- From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 44, Iss. 03 (Fall/Winter 2001).
Law Quadrangle Notes Articles
"Dagan Joins Ranks of Affiliated Overseas Faculty", 44 L. Quadrangle Notes 37 (Fall/Winter, 2001).