Rivka Weill

Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law

Professor of Law

P.O. Box 167

Herzliya, 46150

Israel

University of Chicago Law School

David R. Greenbaum and Laureine Knight Greenbaum Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law (Fall 2017)

1111 E. 60th St.

Chicago, IL 60637

United States

Yale Law School

Visiting Professor of Law (Spring 2018)

P.O. Box 208215

New Haven, CT 06520-8215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (34)

1.

The Strategic Common Law Court of Aharon Barak and its Aftermath: On Judicially-led Constitutional Revolutions and Democratic Backsliding

14 LAW & ETHICS OF HUMAN RIGHTS 227(2020)
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 30 Dec 2020
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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constitutional revolution, constitutional evolution, landmark cases, strategic courts, democratic backsliding, supra-constitutionality, savings clauses

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?האם הדחה שיפוטית של ראש ממשלה בישראל היא חוקתית
Is Judicial Impeachment of the Israeli Prime Minister Constitutional?

21(1) Law & Gov. 49 (2020)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2021
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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הדחה, חסינות, ראש ממשלה, הלכת דרעי, הלכת פנחסי

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Reconciling Parliamentary Sovereignty and Judicial Review: On the Theoretical and Historical Origins of the Israeli Legislative Override Power

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 18 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2012
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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הלכת יולי אדלשטיין וכרונולוגית יחסי הכוחות בין כנסת לממשלה בישראל
The Yuli Edelstein Decision and the History of the Power Balance between the Knesset and the Government in Israel

Tel Aviv University Law Review (forthcoming, 2021)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Jan 2021
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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התערבות שיפוטית בהליכים פנים-פרלמנטריים, חסינות מהותית, יחסי כנסת-ממשלה, שיטה פרלמנטרית, בחירות יחסיות

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Secession and the Prevalence of Both Militant Democracy and Eternity Clauses Worldwide

40 Cardozo Law Review 905 (2018)
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2018
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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militant democracy, territorial integrity, secession, territorial sovereignty, unconstitutional constitutional amendment, eternity clause, Reference re Secession of Quebec

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Hybrid Constitutionalism: The Israeli Case for Judicial Review and Why We Should Care

Berkeley Journal of International Law (BJIL), Vol. 30, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2012
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Judicial Review, Commonwealth Constitutionalism, Commonwealth model, Parliamentary Sovereignty, Popular sovereignty, Constituent Assembly, Manner and form, Common-law Constitutionalism, Foundationalism, Monism, Dualism, Mizrahi, Aharon Barak

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על המגבלות האינהרנטיות על סמכות ההתגברות בחוקה הישראלית: סיפורה של ההתגברות מסעיף 4 לחוק יסוד: הכנסת דרך תיקונים רטרואקטיביים לחוקה וכלה בעקרונות העל The Inherent Limits on the Override Power in the Israeli Constitution

מיועד לפרסום בספר גרוניס ,אהרן ברק ואח' עורכים Intended for Grunis Book,Aharon Barak, et al. eds. Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2020
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Override power, inherent limits, Canadian notwithstanding clause, Israel override power, eternity clauses, unconstitutional constitutional amendment

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We the British People

Public Law, p. 380, 2004
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2011
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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referendal model, parliamentary sovereignty, popular sovereignty, House of Lords, Reform Act, Home Rule, referendum, constitutional moments, British constitutional law, veto power

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Declassifying the Classified

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law (DJCL), Vol. 31, No. 23, 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 Sep 2004
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Staggered boards, classified boards, corporate governance, removal power, mergers and acquisitions, agency costs, hostile takeovers, poison pills, agency relationship, entrenchment, minority rights, shareholder primacy, director primacy, comparative corporate governance, director nominations

Declassifying the Classified

Delaware Journal of Corporate Law, Vol. 31, No. 3, pp. 891-956, 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Delaware, journal, corporate, law, staggered boards, poison pills, hostile takeover, entrenchment, removal protection

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Court Packing as an Antidote

Cardozo Law Review, 2020 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 26 Oct 2020
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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court packing, life tenure, constitutional convention

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Exodus: Structuring Redemption of Captives

36 Cardozo Law Review 177 (2014)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2014
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Terrorist Kidnapping, Precommitment, Bargaining Power, Self-Entrenchment

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The New Commonwealth Model of Constitutionalism Notwithstanding: On Judicial Review and Constitution-Making

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 62, 2014
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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The New Commonwealth Model of Constitutionalism, strong-form judicial review, weak-form judicial review, override clause, notwithstanding, unconstitutional constitutional amendment, popular sovereignty, parliamentary sovereignty, legislative self-entrenchment, manner and form

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Sui Generis? The Hybrid Israeli Constitutional Experience

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 12 May 2009
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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constitutional revolution, judicial review, parliamentary sovereignty, popular sovereignty, entrenchment, monism, dualism, foundationalism, Israel, CJ Barak, United Mizrahi Bank, Marbury v. Madison, manner and form, Basic Laws, Constituent Authority, evolution, constitutional change

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Centennial to the Parliament Act 1911: The Manner and Form Fallacy

Public Law, No. 1, p. 105, 2012
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Feb 2012
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Parliament Act 1911, Parliament Act 1949, referendal theory, manner and form, common-law constitutionalism, Jackson case, popular sovereignty, Hunting Act

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Evolution Vs. Revolution: Dueling Models of Dualism

American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 54, p. 429, 2006
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Feb 2007
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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dualism, monism, parliamentary sovereignty, popular sovereignty, mandate theory, constitutional moments, constitutional transformations, separation of powers, referenda, coercion, bicameralism, evolution, revolution

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On the Nexus of Eternity Clauses, Proportional Representation, and Banned Political Parties

16 Election Law Journal 237 (2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Militant Democracy, Ban on Political Parties, Eternity Clauses, Unamendability, Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment, Proportional Representation

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Bills of Rights with Strings Attached: Protecting Death Penalty, Slavery, Discriminatory Religious Practices and the Past from Judicial Review

Constitutional Dialogue: Rights, Democracy, Institutions (Goeffrey Sigalet, and Grégoire Webber and Rosalind Dixon eds., Cambridge Studies in Constitutional Law, 2019)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2021
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Savings Clauses, Originalist Interpretation, Constitutional Dialogue, Pre-Existing Law, Death Penalty, Slavery, Unconstitutional Constitutional Amendment

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The Power of Understatement in Judicial Decisions

XXX Annuaire international de justice constitutionnelle 125 (2014)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2017
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Same-sex marriage, Separation of church and state, Who is a Jew, freedom from religion, the power of understatement

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From Earl Grey to Boris Johnson: Brexit and the Anglo-American Constitutional Model

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Nov 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Brexit, Miller, popular sovereignty, parliamentary sovereignty, mandate theory, House of Lords, judicial review, packing the court, secession, revolution, evolution

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Election Integrity: The Constitutionality of Transitioning to Electronic Voting in Comparative Terms

Digital Democracy in a Globalized World (Corien Prins, Colette Cuijpers, Peter L. Lindseth, and Monica Rosina Eds., Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2017
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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digital democracy, remote voting, i-voting, e-voting, election integrity, voter confidence

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Dicey Was Not Diceyan

Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 62, p. 474, 2003
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jan 2011
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Dicey, Referendum, Parliamentary Sovereignty, Popular Sovereignty, Parliament Act 1911, Reform Act 1832, Home Rule

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עיון מחודש בתפיסת הדמוקרטיה המתגוננת של ישראל
Revisiting Israel's Militant Democracy Perception

10 Haifa U L Rev 345 (2017) (Hebrew)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 29 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2017
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Constitutional Transitions: The Role of Lame Ducks and Caretakers

2011 Utah Law Review 1087 (2011)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 08 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Caretaker Government, Lame Duck President, Term Limits, Lame Duck Congress, Lame Duck Legislature, Proportional Representation, continuity, carryover

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Juxtaposing Constitution-Making and Constitutional Infringement Mechanisms in Israel and Canada: On the Interplay between Commonlaw Override and Sunset Override

49 Israel Law Review 103 (2016)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2017
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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override power, notwithstanding clause, transplants, constitution-making, constitutional amendment, sunset override, commonlaw override, desuetude, popular sovereignty, parliamentary sovereignty, non-delegation doctrine, constitutional statutes, infringement of rights, restriction of rights

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Women’s and LGBTQ Social Movements and Constitutional Change -- On Geoffrey Stone’s Sex and the Constitution: Sex, Religion, and Law from America’s Origins to the Twenty-First Century

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2020
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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LGBTQ, feminism, constitutional revolution, social movements, sex, gender, religion, comparative constitutional law, contraception, reproductive rights, obscenity, same-sex marriage, abortion

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Can We Reason About Reason? On Adrian Vermeule’s Law and the Limits of Reason

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 15-32, 2010
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Rivka Weill, Law and the Limits of Reason, Adrian Vermeule

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Exploring Constitutional Statutes in Commonlaw Systems

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Feb 2018
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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constitutional statutes; super-majority; implied repeal; quasi-constitutionality; explicit repeal; super-statutes

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Constitutional Statutes or Overriding the Court-On Bruce Ackerman’s We the People: The Civil Rights Revolution

13 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 1 (2016)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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constitutional statutes, super-statutes, landmark statutes, override, notwithstanding clause

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BETWEEN INSTITUTIONAL SURVIVAL AND HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION: ADJUDICATING LANDMARK CASES OF AFRICAN UNDOCUMENTED ENTRANTS IN ISRAEL IN A COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT

41 University of Pennsylvania Journal of International Law 43 (2019)
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 08 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2019
Rivka Weill and Tally Kritzman-Amir
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law and Harvard Law School
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Immigration detention, undocumented migrants, refugee status determination, temporary protection, refugees, asylum seekers, dialogue, legislative override, constitutional avoidance, judicial strategies, comparative constitutional law, Jennings v. Rodriguez, Zadvydas v. Davis, asylum ban

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Judicial Review of Constitutional Transitions: War and Peace and Other Sundry Matters

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 45, pp.1381, 2012
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 30 Dec 2012
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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Lame-Duck President, caretaker government, Constitutional transition

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Constitutionalism Reborn

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2021
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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originalism, filibuster, court packing, constitutional norms, trumpism, brexit, senate reform, judicial reform, parliamentary sovereignty, popular sovereignty

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The Living-Dead

Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 27 Sep 2016
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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'continuing body' theory, the principle of legislative discontinuity, carryover of bills, lameduck legislatures, caretaker government, legislative turnover, the mandate principle, legislation by reference, concurrent legislative consent, legislative vetogates, filibuster

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Resurrecting Legislation

14 International Journal of Constitutional Law (I*CON) 518 (2016)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 10 Apr 2019
Rivka Weill
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law
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legislative discontinuity, carryover of bills, parliamentary procedure, filibuster, continuing body, mandate theory, representation theory

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Book Symposium on Adrian Vermeule’s Law and the Limits of Reason

Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Vol. 2, pp. 5-47, 2010
Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliyah - Radzyner School of Law, Bar-Ilan University - Faculty of Law and Harvard Law School

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Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies, Adrian Vermeule, Law and the Limits of Reason