Solon Solomon is Lecturer in the Division of Public and International Law. He has served as member of the Knesset Legal Department on international and constitutional issues and has held visiting/sessional lectureship or teaching fellowship positions in a number of academic institutions including King's College London Dickson Poon School of Law, the University of Reading and SOAS. He has also been a visiting scholar at Tel Aviv University, at Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin and at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Dr Solomon holds a PhD from King’s College London Dickson Poon School of Law, an LLM in Public International Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was recipient of the George Weber Award, and a First-Class Honors Bachelor of Laws from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Author of The Justiciability of International Disputes (WLP, 2009) cited before the Permanent Court of Arbitration and co-editor of the volume Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies: International and Domestic Aspects (TMC Asser Press, 2014), Dr Solomon sits in the Editorial Board of the Military Law and the Law of War Review, published under the auspices of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War.
His research has appeared in journals like the Chinese Journal of International Law, the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law, the German Law Journal and the Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights and has been presented in a number of academic venues, including the University of Cambridge, the Harvard Law School, the University of Melbourne, the Australian National University and the University of Geneva. Dr Solomon has also media presence, with his opinions cited or hosted in outlets such as the Times of London, the Financial Times, the Independent, the Straits Times, der Tagesspiegel and Haaretz.
Newest selected publications
Solomon, S. (2020) 'Quasi-judicial Bodies and the Establishment of Standards and Principles for Assessing Mental Harm Sustained by Civilians Exposed to Hostilities'. Journal of International Dispute Settlement, 12 (1). pp. 104 - 124. ISSN: 2040-3585 Open Access Link
Solomon, S. (2020) 'The psychological impact of military operations on civilians and the UN Human Rights Committee Japalali decision: Exploring mental anguish under a vida digna, right to life prism'. Journal of Conflict and Security Law, 0 ((in press)). pp. 401 - 419. ISSN: 1467-7954 Open Access Link
Solomon, S. (2019) 'Migrant boats on the high seas and their interception through psychologically coercive measures: Is there a case to extraterritorially apply human rights law?'. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 37 (1). pp. 36 - 49. ISSN: 0924-0519 Open Access Link
Solomon, S. (2015) 'Judicial Regionalism's Thwarting of UN Security Council Chapter VII Punitive Cosmopolitanism: Measuring the Effects on International Jurisdictional Constitutionalism'. German Law Journal, 16 (2). pp. 261 - 284. ISSN: 2071-8322 Open Access Link
Jinks, D., Maogoto, JN. and Solomon, S. (2014) 'Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies International and Domestic Aspects'. Springer. ISSN 10: 946265008X ISSN 13: 9789462650084