Michel Rosenfeld

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

University Professor of Law and Comparative Democracy; Justice Sydney L. Robins Professor of Human Rights; Director of the Program on Global and Comparative Constitutional Theory

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The Rule of Law and the Legitimacy of Constitutional Democracy

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Mar 2001
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Hate Speech in Constitutional Jurisprudence: A Comparative Analysis

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 12 Apr 2001
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Dworkin and the One Law Principle: A Pluralist Critique

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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dworkin, jurisprudence, right answers

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Constitutional Adjudication in Europe and the United States: Paradoxes and Contrasts

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 17 Aug 2004
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Habermas's Call for Cosmopolitan Constitutional Patriotism in an Age of Global Terror: A Pluralist Appraisal

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 156
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Habermas, terrorism, constitutionalism

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The Problem of 'Identity' in Constitution-Making and Constitutional Reform

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 143
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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constitution, identity, subjectivity

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Unveiling the Limits of Tolerance: Comparing the Treatment of Majority and Minority Religious Symbols in the Public Sphere

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 309
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Sep 2010
Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld
University of Bologna School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Hidjab, Islam, pluralism, secularism, veil, cross, crucifix, enlightenment, free exercise

Comparing Constitutional Review by the European Court of Justice and the U.S. Supreme Court

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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European Court of Justice, constitutionalism, judicial review

Comparing Constitutional Review by the European Court of Justice and the U.S. Supreme Court

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, Issue 4, pp. 618-651, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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Derrida's Ethical Turn and America: Looking Back from the Crossroads of Global Terrorism and the Enlightenment

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 27, 2006, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 145
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Derrida, enlightenment, deconstruction

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Spinoza's Dialectic and the Paradoxes of Tolerance: A Foundation for Pluralism?

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 13 Nov 2003
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Equality and the Dialectic between Identity and Difference

MULTICULTURALISM AND LAW: A CRITICAL DEBATE, Omid A. Payrow Shabani, ed., University of Wales Press, 2006, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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equality, human rights

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Spreading Liberal Constitutionalism: An Inquiry into the Fate of Free Speech Rights in New Democracies

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 144
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Michel Rosenfeld and Andras Sajo
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Central European University (CEU) - Department of Legal Studies
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constitutionalism, free speech, democracy

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Judicial Balancing in Times of Stress: Comparing Diverse Approaches to the War on Terror

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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balancing tests, terrorism, state of emergency

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A Pluralist Theory of Political Rights in Times of Stress

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 17 May 2005
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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human rights, political rights, united nations, political theory

Rethinking Constitutional Ordering in an Era of Legal and Ideological Pluralism

International Journal of Constitutional Law (I.CON), Vol. 6, Nos. 3-4, October 2008, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 242
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Aug 2008
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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pluralism, westphalian, minorities, proportionality, constitutions, democracy

Rethinking Constitutional Ordering in an Era of Legal and Ideological Pluralism

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 6, Issue 3-4, pp. 415-455, 2008
Posted: 13 May 2009
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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Principle or Ideology? A Comparativist Perspective on the U.S. Controversy Over Supreme Court Citations to Foreign Authorities

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2011
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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comparative constitutional law, citations, foreign sources, foreign authorities, constitutional interpretation

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Judicial Politics versus Ordinary Politics: Is the Constitutional Judge Caught in the Middle?

Christine Landfried, ed., Judicial Power (Cambridge University Press 2018) (Forthcoming), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 540
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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ordinary politics, judicial politics, judicial philosophy, antimajoritarianism and democracy, originalism, living tree constitution, adaptionism

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The Judge as Moral Arbiter? The Case of Abortion

CONSTITUTIONAL TOPOGRAPHY: VALUES AND CONSTITUTIONS, András Sajó & Renáta Uitz, eds., Boom Eleven International, 2010
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Dec 2010
Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld
University of Bologna School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Rights, Abortion, Life, Morality, Dignity, Proportionality, Judges

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A Comparativist Critique of U.S. Judicial Review of Fundamental Rights Cases: Exceptionalisms, Paradoxes and Contradictions

John Bell and Marie-Luce Paris, eds., Rights-Based Constitutional Review – Constitutional Courts in A Changing Landscape (Edward Elgar Publishing, Forthcoming 2015) , Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 446
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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comparative law, constitutional law, judicial review, Supreme Court, Kelsen, law and politics, law and morality

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The Constitutional Subject, Its Other, and the Perplexing Quest for an Identity of Its Own: A Reply to My Critics

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 358
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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constitutional identity, constitutionalism and democracy, global constitutionalism

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Constitutional Versus Administrative Ordering in an Era of Globalization and Privatization: Reflections on Sources of Legitimation in the Post-Westphalian Polity

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 341
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Jul 2011
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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constitutionalism, privatization, globalization, legitimacy, European Union, nation-state, global administrative law, public/private distinction

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Recasting Secularism as One Conception of the Good among Many in a Post-Secular Constitutional Polity

Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld (eds.), Constitutional Secularism in an Age of Religious Revival, Oxford University Press (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Secularism, freedom of religion, freedom from religion, constitutionalism, pluralism, conflicts between science and religion, secular versus religious education, liberal versus pluralist conception of constitutional democracy

Philosophy in Law? A Legal Philosophical Inquiry

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2011
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Philosophy in Law? A Legal‐Philosophical Inquiry

Ratio Juris, Vol. 27, Issue 1, pp. 1-20, 2014
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Feb 2014
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Constitutionalism and Secularism: A Western Account

Susanna Mancini, ed., Handbook on Constitutions and Religion (Edward Elgar Publishers 2019), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 572
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Christian secularism, Enlightenment secularism, institutional secularism, ideological secularism, depoliticized religion, repoliticized religion, wall of separation, militant versus agnostic secularism, confessional secular model, millet system, constitutional pluralism

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Should Justice Be All-Encompassing or Subject to Moral Override? A Pluralist Account

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 414
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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justice, moral theory, aristotle, Kant, Hume

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The Conscience Wars in Historical and Philosophical Perspective: The Clash between Religious Absolutes and Democratic Pluralism

The Conscience Wars: Rethinking the Balance between Religion, Identity, and Equality (Cambridge University Press 2018) (Susanna Mancini & Michel Rosenfeld, eds.)
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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conscientious objection, civil disobedience, liberalism, democratic pluralism, religious tolerance, repoliticization of religion

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The Role of Justice in the Constitution: The Case for Social and Economic Rights in Comparative Perspective

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 620, Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Oct 2020
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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social and economic rights; distributive justice; justice essentials; comparative constitutional law; first and second generation rights

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US Constitutional Review: Antimajoritarian But Democratic?

Journal of Constitutional Justice (Forthcoming), Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 561
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Democracy, majoritarianism, the counter-majoritarian difficulty, checks and balances, the unchecked checker, judicial politics, ordinary politics

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Nationalism, Populism, Religion, and the Quest to Reframe Fundamental Rights

Cardozo Law Review, Forthcoming, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 617
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Aug 2020
Susanna Mancini and Michel Rosenfeld
University of Bologna School of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Institutional secularism; Religious nationalism; Religious populism; pluralism; illiberalism

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Law Against Justice and Solidarity: Rereading Derrida and Agamben at the Margins of the One and the Many

Economies of Interpretation (Fordham University Press: Just Ideas Series 2018) (Peter Goodrich & Michel Rosenfeld, eds.), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The Judicial Constitutionalization of Politics in Canada and Other Contemporary Democracies: Comparing the Canadian Secession Case to South Africa's Death Penalty Case and Israel's Landmark Migdal Constitutional Case

in Richard Albert and David Cameron, eds., Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives (Cambridge U. Press 2018) (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Michel Rosenfeld and Cardozo Law RPS Submitter
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The Controversy Over Citations to Foreign Authorities in American Constitutional Adjudication and the Conflict of Judicial Philosophies: A Reply to Professor Glendon

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 412
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2013
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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comparative constitutional law, jus cogens, citations

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Modern Historical Antecedents of Global Constitutionalism in Theoretical Perspective

Michel Rosenfeld, Modern Historical Antecedents of Global Constitutionalism in Theoretical Perspective, in Handbook on Global Constitutionalism (A. Lang & A. Wiener eds.), Elgar Publishing (2017 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 23 Aug 2017
Michel Rosenfeld
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Kelsenian - Positivist constitutional strand; Rawlsian - Habermasian contractarian/consensus strand; Schmittian/identitarian strand; transnational constitutional layering; constitutional hierarchy and unity; transnational constitutional segmenting