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Red Lines for Israel’s Constitutional Reforms

—Moshe Cohen-Eliya & Iddo Porat, College of Law and Business There appears to be a revolution of sorts on the horizon of the Israeli legal system. All the parties that form the current right-wing coalition ran with a platform of reforming the Israeli legal system and once elected they included the following within their coalition

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Published on January 8, 2023
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Join I·CON: Debate!

In our current issue we feature an I·CON: Debate! on strategic reasoning in the Israeli Supreme Court. In a landmark case, the Court decided to set a principle while delaying a concrete ruling until the legislature fleshes out particular legal arrangements in accordance with this principle. In the exchange, Haim Sandberg and Barak Medina suggest different analyses and opposite

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Published on September 30, 2013
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Four Models of Politicized Judicial Selection

—Richard Albert, Boston College Law School Judges on national courts of last resort are generally appointed in politicized processes. Judicial selection is politicized when the choice rests on popular consent mediated in some way through elected representatives. We can identify four major models of politicized judicial selection in constitutional states: (1) executive unilateral appointment; (2)

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Published on April 21, 2013
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