Binyamin Blum

Journal Articles

  • Sex, Lies, and Reasonableness: The Case for Subjectifying the Criminalisation of Deceptive Sex, 41 Crim. Just. Ethics 167 (2022) (with Amit Pundik & Shani Schnitzer). URL
  • Man Hath No Preeminence Over the Canine: Forensic Tracking in Mandate Palestine, 51 Theory & Criticism 41 (2019). URL
  • Convicting Bases on Circumstantial Evidence: Psychological Insights Regarding the Appropriate Decision-making Model in Light of the Kriaf Case, 11 Din Udvarim 161 (2018) (with Elisha Harlev).
  • The Admissibility of Confessions Under Israeli Law: Procedural and Substantive Differences Between the “Free and Voluntary” Standard and the Judicial Exclusionary Rule for Unlawfully Obtained Evidence, 46 Mishpatim- The Hebrew U. L.J. 815 (2017) (with Yoram Rabin & Barak Ariel) (in Hebrew). FULLTEXT
  • The Hounds of Empire: Forensic Dog Tracking in Britain and its Colonies, 1888-1953, 35 Law & Hist. Rev. 621 (2017). FULLTEXT
  • ’Exclude Evidence You Exclude Justice’? A Critical Evaluation of Israel’s Exclusionary Rule After Issacharov, 16 Southwestern J. Int’l L. 385 (2010). FULLTEXT
  • Doctrines Without Borders: The New Israeli Exclusionary Rule and the Challenges of Legal Transplantation, 60 Stan. L. Rev. 2131 (2008). FULLTEXT URL
Chapters In Books

  • Canine Zionism: Rudolphina Menzel and Working Dogs in Mandate Palestine, in Canine Pioneer: The Extraordinary Life of Rudolphina Menzel II (Susan Martha Kahn ed., Brandeis Univ. Press 2022). AMAZON
  • Same-Sex Spousal Privilege: From Patriarchy to Heteronormativity, in LGBTQ Rights in Israel ____ (Alon Harel, Yaniv Lushinsky & Liz Montilio eds., Nevo 2016).
Book Reviews

  • Book Review, 56 Law & Soc'y Rev. 149 (2022) (reviewing Catherine Evans, Unsound Empire: Civilization and Madness in Late-Victorian England (2021)). URL
  • Beyond "Affirmative Action": Hierarchical Inclusion in 1960s Israel, 2022 JOTWELL 1 (2022) (reviewing Ofra Bloch, Hierarchical Inclusion: The Untold History of Israel's Affirmative Action for Arab Citizens (1948–68) (journal article), 39 Law & Soc'y Rev. 29 (2021)).
  • Book Review, 55 Law & Soc'y Rev. 206 (2021) (reviewing John Fabian Witt, American Contagions: Epidemics and the Law from Smallpox to COVID-19 (2020)). URL
Dissertations & Theses

  • Evidence Rules of Colonial Difference: Identity, Legitimacy and Power in the Law of Mandate Palestine, 1917-1939 (2011) (J.S.D dissertation, Stanford Law School) (
  • To Concur, Or Not To Concur, That Is the Question: The Judicial Independence of Judges Appointed Temporarily to the Supreme Court of Israel (2006) (J.S.M thesis, Stanford Law School) (

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