Daniel Maggen


Daniel Maggen is a J.S.D. candidate at Yale Law School, where he also earned an LL.M. degree. Prior to coming to Yale in 2012, he served as a Senior Law Clerk to the Honorable J. Salim Joubran of the Supreme Court of Israel. Daniel also holds an LL.M. degree from Tel Aviv University, writing his Master’s thesis on the Soviet criminal law system, as well as an LL.B. degree and a B.A. degree in History.

Both at Tel Aviv University and at Yale, Daniel served in various positions as a Research Assistant and a Teaching Assistant, dealing with issues of jurisprudence, constitutional law, and legal history. While completing his LL.B. degree, Daniel served as Associate Editor of Theoretical Inquiries in Law, and he recently served as a Tutor in Law at Yale Law School.

Daniel’s areas of interest include legal theory, criminal law, legal history, and political philosophy. His doctoral work focuses on the legal meaning of autonomy, examining the liberal treatment of membership in tradition-based groups. In addition, Daniel writes on topics in criminal law, including the idea of sexual consent and the use of criminal law for political purposes.

Doctoral Committee
Professors Anthony T. Kronman (chair), Aharon Barak (reader), Paul W. Kahn (reader), and Daniel Markovits (reader)

Education
LL.M., Yale Law School, 2013
LL.M., cum laude, Tel Aviv University, 2012
B.A. (History), Tel Aviv University, 2006
LL.B., cum laude, Tel Aviv University, 2006

Curriculum Vitae