Between Diffuse and Concentrated Judicial Review: An Israeli Hybrid and its Alternatives
25 Pages Posted: 12 Jun 2011
Date Written: June 12, 2011
The paper surveys the hybrid jurisdictional layout of judicial review of legislation in Israel, which incorporates both diffuse and concentrated elements. While practically all normative assessments of the current state of affairs – by both critics and defenders of the legitimacy of judicial review – coalesce to support a concentrating reform, the paper argues that Israel’s constitutional condition might in fact gain from a transition toward a more robustly diffuse exercise of judicial review.
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