Dr. Karni Perlman



    Dr. Karni Perlman

    Dr. Karni Perlman is a lecturer, the founder and the Academic Director of the Non-Adversarial and Therapeutic Justice Center at Striks Faculty of Law, the College of Management Academic Studies, Israel.

    Dr. Perlman specializes in the field of Law and Conflict Resolution. Her research interests and teaching are: Alternative Dispute Resolution, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Settlement Judging, Online Dispute Resolution, Judicial Dispute Resolution, Lawyers' role, Procedural Justice, Mediation, Gender, and Legal Education.

    Perlman is the author of various academic articles and her book: Conflict Resolution – Applying Non-Adversarial and Therapeutic Justice became a fundamental textbook in the field of conflict resolution in Israel.

    Perlman is also the founder and former chairperson of the first Israeli academic mediation center at Bar-Ilan University. She is a frequent lecturer in continuing legal education programs for judges and attorneys, and organizes advanced courses and training workshops for professionals involved in collaborative proceedings.

    Perlman is a member of the Global Advisory Council of the International Society for Therapeutic Jurisprudence and the chairperson of the Israeli Chapter for Therapeutic Jurisprudence.


    See for example:

    Karni Perlman, "It Takes Two for TJ: Correlation between Bench and Bar Attitudes toward Therapeutic Jurisprudence–An Israeli Perspective", 30 Thomas Jefferson Law Review (2) 351 (2008)

    Karni Perlman, "Are Israeli Family Courts Leaning Toward Alternative Dispute Resolution?" University of Baltimore School of Law, Unified Family Court Connection (2009)

    Karni Perlman, "Settlement Adjudication and Judicial Responsiveness: The Choice Between a Wide and a Narrow Model", The Responsive Judge – International Perspectives, 61 - 86 (2018)

    Karni Perlman & Yael Ben-Saadon, Lawyers' Self -Perception and Therapeutic Advocacy, 25 European Journal of Current Legal Issues (2021)

    Karni Perlman and Tamar Morag, "Seen and Heard: A New Look at Child Participation in Family Disputes", 59 Family Court Review 508 (2021)

    Limor Zer-Gutman and Karni Perlman, "The Hybrid Lawyer: Changes in Lawyers' Practices in light of Settlement- Oriented Adjudication" 42(3) Civil Justice Quarterly 276 (2023).



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    Last Updated Date : 05/12/2023