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Law Professor Oren Gross

University of Minnesota expert available to discuss possibilty of cease-fire in Israeli/Palestinian conflict

November 19, 2012

University of Minnesota Law School Professor Oren Gross is available to discuss the possibility of a cease-fire in Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

Gross is the Irving Younger Professor of Law and the Director of the Institute for International Legal & Security Studies at the University of Minnesota Law School. He is currently the Nomura Visiting Professor of International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School.

Gross is an expert in international law, national security law, international trade, and political and legal issues involving the Middle East and particularly issues involving the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. He is an authority on issues dealing with terrorism and the legal responses to terrorist threats.

Gross was a member of the faculty of the Tel Aviv University Law School in Israel from 1996 to 2002. Between 1986 and 1991, Gross served as a senior legal advisory officer in the international law branch of the Israeli Defense Forces' Judge Advocate General's Corps. In 1998, he served as the legal adviser to an Israeli delegation that negotiated an agreement with the Palestinian Authority's senior officials concerning the economic component of a permanent status agreement between Israel and Palestine.

Gross is available for phone and email interviews. To interview Gross, contact Patty Mattern, University News Service, 612-624-2801 or or Cynthia Huff, 612-625-669 or

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