Fisher is Professor of Law at Tel Aviv University and a member of the Young Academia of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities. She joined Tel Aviv University Law School in 2004, after receiving her LL.B., LL.M., and LL.D. from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Her primary research interests include the private supply of legal institutions and probabilistic applications in procedural law. She teaches Evidence Law, Evidence Law Theory, Commodification, and ADR. She is the recipient of the Tzeltner Award for Young Scholars (2009) and the Cheshin Award for Young Legal Scholars (2012). Fisher has been a visiting professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (2009), a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School (2003 and 2010), and a visiting researcher at Boston University School of Law. Her publications include: When Courts Determine Fees in a System with a Loser Pays Norm, with Ted Eisenberg and Issi Rosen Zvi, UCLA L. Rev. (forthcoming, 2013); Statistical Evidence, Sensitivity, and the Legal Value of Knowledge, with David Enoch and Levi Spectre, 40 Philosophy and Public Affairs197-224 (2012); Conviction without Conviction, 96 Minnesota Law Review833_885 (2012); Israel's Supreme Court Appellate Jurisdiction: An Empirical Study, with Theodore Eisenberg & Issi Rosen Zvi, 96 Cornell Law Review 693_726 (2011); Overcoming Procedural Boundaries, with Issi Rosen Zvi, 94 Virginia Law Review 79_156 (2008) (selected for the 2007 Stanford- Yale Junior Faculty Forum); The Confessional Penalty, with Issi Rosen Zvi, 30 Cardozo Law Review 871_916 (2008) (selected for the 2008 Harvard- Stanford international Junior Faculty Forum).
During her fellowship and exchange, Fisher will focus on the economy of influence within the judicial system (and in its shadow). She will examine the potentially distorting effects of money and of certain non-monetary incentives on legal decision-making and on the plea bargaining arena.