Ruth Gavison

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Ruth Gavison (Hebrew: רות גביזון; March 28, 1945 – August 15, 2020) was an Israeli Law professor. She was born in Jerusalem. She worked at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She was a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.[1] In 2011, she won the Israel Prize.

Gavison was nominated for a position on Israel's Supreme Court in 2005 but failed to secure a majority for the appointment.[2]

Gavison died on August 15, 2020 in Jerusalem at the age of 75.[3]

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  1. Siegel-Itzkovitch, Judy (10 December 2015). "Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities admits nine new members – including three women". Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  2. Zeev Segal, "Choose the best judge for the job", HaAretz 23 September 2008
  3. "המשפטנית כלת פרס ישראל פרופ' רות גביזון הלכה לעולמה בגיל 75". 13news.co.il (in Hebrew). Retrieved 15 August 2020.