Or Bassok

University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences

Assistant Professor

Nottingham, NG8 1BB

United Kingdom

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

The Supreme Court's New Source of Legitimacy

16 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law 153 (2013)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2014
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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expertise, legitimacy, public opinion, proportionality, legitimation theories, cultures of expertise

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The Sociological-Legitimacy Difficulty

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 26, p. 239, 2011
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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sociological legitimacy, indeterminacy, countermajoritarian difficulty, originalism

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The Mysterious Meeting between Carl Schmitt and Josef Redlich

International Journal of Constitutional Law (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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Josef Redlich, Carl Schmitt, National Socialism, Nazi, Nihilism, Legal Realism, Roscoe Pound, Indeterminacy

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Solving the Countermajoritarian Difficulty?

11 International Journal of Constitutional Law (I•CON ) 13-33 (2013)
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Oct 2016
Or Bassok and Yoav Dotan
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law
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countermajoritarian difficulty, judicial review, legitimacy

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The Two Countermajoritarian Difficulties

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 31, 2012
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2012
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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Alexander Mordecai Bickel, the countermajoritarian difficulty, public opinion polls, public confidence, juristocracy

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The Schmitelsen Court: The Question of Legitimacy

German Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 14 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2019
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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Hans Kelsen, Carl Schmitt, Weimar, US Supreme Court, Israeli Supreme Court, ECtHR

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Missing in Action: The Human Eye

Constitutionalism Across Borders in the Struggle Against Terrorism 283-304 (Edward Elgar Publishers, 2016)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2016
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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International Humanitarian Law, Obedience to Superior Orders, Manifestly Unlawful Order, International Criminal Law

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Constitutional Law: A Language of Expertise?

Georgetown Law Journal Online (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 29 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2015
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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expertise v. public opinion, reason v. will, the Unwritten Constitution, Tiedeman, Amar, originalism, living constitutionalism, New Haven School of Constitutional Thought

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The European Consensus Doctrine and the ECtHR Quest for Public Confidence

Building Consensus on European Consensus: Judicial Interpretation of Human Rights in Europe and Beyond (Kapotas and Tzevelekos eds., CUP, 2018, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 18 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2018
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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ECHR, ECtHR, human rights, legitimacy, public confidence, europen consensus, emerging consensus, legitimation theories

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Television Coverage of the Israeli Supreme Court between 1968 and 1992: The Persistence of the Mythical Image

Israel Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2014
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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institutional legitimacy, media coverage, Israeli Supreme Court

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How to Investigate the Social Imaginary

5 Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies 2 (2012)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 19 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2016
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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social imaginary, method, persuasion, Carl Schmitt

The Arendtian Dread: Courts with Power

Ratio Juris (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Oct 2017
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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Arendt, Hamilton, Wilson, Identity Originalism, Supreme Court, legitimacy

The Arendtian Dread: Courts with Power

Ratio Juris, Vol. 30, Issue 4, pp. 417-432, 2017
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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The Court Cannot Hold

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 30, 2014
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 13 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2014
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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constitutional identity, legitimacy, expertise, Roberts Court, identity originalism

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Interpretative Theories as Roadmaps to Constitutional Identity: The Case of the United States

4 Global Constitutionalism 289-327 (2015)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2016
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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constitutional identity; interpretative theories; living constitutionalism; originalism; Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

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The Israeli Supreme Court's Mythical Image – A Death of a Thousand Sound Bites

23 Michigan State University Journal of International Law 39 (2014)
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2014
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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judicial empowerment, media coverage, institutional legitimacy

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The Supreme Court at the Bar of Public Opinion Polls

Constellations, volume 23, December 2016, pp. 573–584
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jun 2017
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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legitimacy, public opinion polls, The Federalist No. 78, Felix Frankfurter

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South African Constitutional Doctors with Low Public Support

30 Constitutional Commentary 521 (2015)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2016
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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South Africa, expertise, public support, Hamilton

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The Changing Understanding of Judicial Legitimacy

in Judges as Guardians of Human Rights and Constitutionalism (Martin Scheinin, Helle Krunke & Marina Aksenova eds., Edward Elgar Publishing 2016) 50-70.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 01 Jul 2019
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University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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US Supreme Court, Legitimacy, Hamilton, the countermajoritarian difficulty, Israeli Supreme Court, South African Constitutional Court

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The Soldier as an Autonomous Weapon

Cornell Law Review Online, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Nov 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2020
Or Bassok
University of Nottingham - Faculty of Law and Social Sciences
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autonomous weapon, manifestly unlawful orders, law of war, defense of Obedience to Superior Orders