Different Rules for Different People
Omri Ben-Shahar and Ariel Porat
Omri Ben-Shahar, Leo Herzel Professor of Law, University of Chicago, and Ariel Porat, Alain Poher Professor of Law & President, Tel Aviv University
Omri Ben-Shahar is the Leo and Eileen Herzel Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, and the Kearny Director of the Coase-Sandor Institute for Law and Economics. He writes and teaches in the areas of contract law, consumer law, insurance law, trademark law, food law, and law-and-economics. Ben-Shahar is the co-author of More Than You Wanted To Know: The Failure of Mandated Disclosure (with Carl Schneider, Princeton Press 2014). Ben-Shahar is currently serving as a Reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law, Consumer Contracts.
Ariel Porat is the Alain Poher Professor of Law, and the President of Tel Aviv University. He is a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and the EMET Prize Laureate (2014). He teaches and writes in the areas of tort law, contract law, and remedies. Porat is the co-author of Getting Incentives Right - Improving Torts, Contracts, and Restitution (with Robert Cooter, Princeton Press, 2014) and Tort Liability under Uncertainty (with Alex Stein, Oxford University Press, 2001). In the years 2003-19, Porat was a Fischel-Neil Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Chicago Law School. He was also a visiting professor at the universities of Columbia, Stanford, NYU, Berkeley, Virginia, and Toronto.