Professor Dorit Rubinstein Reiss’ received her undergraduate degree in Law and Political Science from the Faculty of Law in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and her Ph.D. from the Jurisprudence and Social Policy program in UC Berkeley, writing her dissertation on accountability in the liberalized telecommunications and electricity sectors in England, France and Sweden.
Professor Reiss’ initial research examined accountability of administrative agencies at the state, national and international level, using as case studies the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC), the FAA, and other agencies in the United States and Europe.
Her current research and activities focus on legal and policy issues related to vaccines. She writes about vaccines mandates, policy responses to non-vaccinating, tort issues and administrative issues related to vaccines, and the anti-vaccine movement.
Professor Reiss teaches torts, administrative law, public health law, and several seminars, and appreciates the opportunity to work with UC Hastings’ talented, hardworking body of students.
University of California, Berkeley 2007
Ph.D., Jurisprudence and Social Policy
Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1999
LLB., Law and Political Science
University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law
Journal of Law Medicine & Ethics
University of Pittsburgh Law Review
Hum. Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics
Responding to the Childhood Vaccination Crisis: Legal Frameworks and Tools in the Context of Parental Vaccine Refusal 2015
Buffalo Law Review
Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics
Thou Shalt Not Take the Name of the Lord Thy God in Vain: Use and Abuse of Religious Exemptions from School Immunization Requirements 2014
Hastings Law Journal
Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
Wake Forest Law Review