Ran Hirschl

University of Toronto

Professor of Political Science & Law

78 Queen's Park

Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C5

Canada

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Scholarly Papers (27)

1.

Constitutional Courts Vs. Religious Fundamentalism: Three Middle Eastern Tales

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming, U Toronto, Public Law Research Paper No. 04-08
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Nov 2004 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2009
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Constitutional jurispurdence, constitutional theocracy, law and religion, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, political origins of judicial activism

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The Judicialization of Mega-Politics and the Rise of Political Courts

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 11, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 May 2008
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Comparative constitutional law and politics, judicialization of politics, law of democracy, constitutional theory

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The Theocratic Challenge to Constitution Drafting in Post-Conflict States

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 49, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 28 May 2008
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Constitutionalism, Theocracy, Religion, Politics, Comparative constitutional law

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The New Constitutionalism and the Judicialization of Pure Politics Worldwide

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 721-754, 2006
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Judicialization of politics, comparative constitutional law and politics

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The Question of Case Selection in Comparative Constitutional Law

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 125-155, Winter 2005, U Toronto, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 901700
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 May 2006
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Comparative constitutional law, methodology, case selection

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Comparative Constitutional Law & Religion

THE RESEARCH HANDBOOK IN COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, Tom Ginsburg and Rosalind Dixon, eds., Edward Elgar, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2011
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Constitutitional Law, Religion

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Economic and Social Rights in National Constitutions

American Journal of Comparative Law, 62:4 (2014): 1043-1098
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
Courtney Jung, Ran Hirschl and Evan Rosevear
Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, University of Toronto and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Economic Rights, Social Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law

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Citizenship as Inherited Property

Political Theory, Vol. 35, pp. 253-287, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 May 2008 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2009
Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto
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citizenship, property, intergenerational transfer, equality of opportunity, global justice

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The New Wall of Separation: Permitting Diversity, Restricting Competition

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 30, pp. 2535-2560, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Aug 2009
Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto
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Comparative constitutional law, religion, citizenship, cultural diversity, Canada, South Africa

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The 'Design Sciences' and Constitutional Success

Texas Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 1339-1374, 2009
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jul 2009
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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constitutional design, constitutional engineering, comparative constitutional law

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Opting Out of 'Global Constitutionalism'

Law & Ethics of Human Rights 2018; 12(1): 1–36
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Jul 2018
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Global Constitutionalism, Comparative Constitutional Law, Populism, Constitutional Convergence, Secession, Nullification, Margin of Appreciation, Opting Out

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The Nordic Counter-Narrative: Democracy, Human Development, and Judicial Review

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 9, pp. 449-469, 2011
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 29 Feb 2012
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Comparative constitutional law, globalization, judicial review, Nordic countries, Scandinavia

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Constitutional Law Meets Comparative Politics: Socio-Economic Rights and Political Realities (Chapter 10)

Campbell, Tom, K.D. Ewing, and Adam Tomkins, (eds.), 2011. The Legal Protection of Human Rights: Sceptical Essays. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 24 Mar 2013
Ran Hirschl and Evan Rosevear
University of Toronto and The University of Hong Kong - Faculty of Law
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Law and Politics, Economic and Social Rights, Comparative Constitutional Law

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Spatial Statism (Foreword)

International Journal of Constitutional Law 17 (2019): 387-438
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2019
Ran Hirschl and Ayelet Shachar
University of Toronto and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
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state theory, public law, constitutions, immigration, borders, cities, populism, religion, sovereignty, territoriality, natural resources

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Going Global? Canada As Importer and Exporter of Constitutional Thought

Canada In The World: Comparative Perspectives On The Canadian Constitution, Richard Albert and David R. Cameron, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Mar 2017
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Canadian constitution, Supreme Court, constitutional law, comparative constitutional law, constitutional renewal

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Comparative Matters: Response to Interlocutors

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, No. 4 (2016), pp. 1393-1424
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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comparative constitutional law, comparative law, comparative constitutionalism, comparative method, social science, interdisciplinary inquiry

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Judicial Review and the Politics of Comparative Citations: Theory, Evidence & Methodological Challenges

Forthcoming in: Comparative Judicial Review Erin F. Delaney and Rosalind Dixon, eds. (Edward Elgar, 2018)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 29 May 2017 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2018
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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comparative constitutional law; judicial review; comparative reference; comparative citations; constitutional borrowing; constitutional identity

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Introduction: 'The C Word'

Ran Hirschl, Comparative Matters: The Renaissance of Comparative Constitutional Law (Oxford University Press, October 2014)
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Jun 2015
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Comparative law, public law, comparative constitutional law, intellectual history, methodology and epistemology

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Dysfunctional? Dissonant? Démodé? America’s Constitutional Woes in Comparative Perspective

Boston University Law Review 94 (2014): 939-960
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2014
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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America, United States, constitution, comparative constitutionalism, constitutional dysfunction

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Early Engagements with the Constitutive Laws of Others: Possible Lessons from Pre-Modern Religious Law

Law & Ethics of Human Rights 10 (2016): 71-108
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Aug 2016
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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religious law, constitutional law, Jewish law, interpretation, comparative law, comparative constitutional law, interdisciplinary analysis

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How Constitutional Rights Matter: Thoughts on the New Gold Standard in Empirical Constitutional Studies

University of Chicago Law Review Online (April 2021)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 May 2021
Ran Hirschl and Alexander Hudson
University of Toronto and Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity
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Constitutions and the Metropolis

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 16, pp. 59-77, 2020
Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto

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Prologue: North American Constitutionalism?

International Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 4, Issue 2, pp. 203-212, 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Ran Hirschl and R. L. Eisgruber
University of Toronto and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Constitutional Transformation, Gender Equality, and Religious/National Conflict in Israel: Tentative Progress Through the Obstacle Course

THE GENDER OF CONSTITUTIONAL JURISPRUDENCE, Beverley Baines, Ruth Rubio-Marin, eds., pp. 205-229, Cambridge University Press, 2005
Posted: 13 Jan 2005
Ayelet Shachar and Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto - Faculty of Law and University of Toronto

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Towards Juristocracy: The Origins and Consequences of the New Constitutionalism

Posted: 16 Feb 2004
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto

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Resituating the Judicialization of Politics: Bush V. Gore as a Global Trend

Posted: 19 Feb 2003
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University of Toronto

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 29
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'Remembrance of Things Past': Early Encounters with the Constitutive Laws of Others

International Journal of Constitutional Law 13 (2015): 1-8
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Ran Hirschl
University of Toronto
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Comparative constitutional law, comparative law, history, Montesquieu, Bolivar, Bodin, Leibniz, Selden, Bacon, Jewish law, Jellinek, Bryce