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

  • Debt Limits’ End in 102 iowa law review (forthcoming, 2017).
  • Two Hundred Years of Spite in 110 northwestern university law review 357 (2016).
  • The Duty to Maintain in 64 duke law journal 437 (2015).
  • The New Local in 100 virginia law review 1323 (2014).
  • Quasi-Cities in 93 boston university law review 1971 (2013).
  • Property’s Perspective (or of Whom to Be Jealous) in 161 university of pennsylvania law review online 118 (2013).

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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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