Nadav Shoked

Associate Professor of Law


Nadav Shoked joined the Northwestern faculty in 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Law. Previously, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas School of Law. His work focuses on the law and theory of property, on local government law, and on American legal history.

Areas of Expertise

  • Local Government
  • Legal History
  • Land Use Planning
  • Property Law

Selected Publications

  • The Duty To Maintain in 64 duke law journal (2014-15 forthcoming).
  • The New Local in 100 virginia law review (2014 forthcoming).
  • Quasi-Cities in 93 boston university law review 1971 (2013).
  • Property‚Äôs Perspective (or of Whom to Be Jealous) in 161 university of pennsylvania law review online 118 (2013).
  • The Reinvention of Ownership: The Embrace of Residential Zoning and the Modern Populist Reading of Property in 28 yale journal on regulation 91 (2011).
  • The Community Aspect of Private Ownership in 38 florida state university law review 759 (2011).

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  • SJD, Harvard Law School
  • LLB, Hebrew University

Prior Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Law, Northwestern University School of Law
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas School of Law
  • Law Clerk, Justice Eliezer Rivlin, The Supreme Court of Israel
  • Teaching Fellow, Harvard College
  • Real Estate Associate, Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

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