38 Pages Posted: 14 Dec 2012
Date Written: December 10, 2012
This paper compares the Israeli and U.S. constitutional law approaches to national security measures aimed at racial groups. In particular, it presents a case study comparing security-based racial exclusion in the Israeli security barrier cases with the American Japanese internment case Korematsu v. United States. In the context of constitutional law, the Israeli decisions are remarkably, almost defiantly, progressive.
Keywords: national security, national security law, race, constitutional law, Israel, security barrier, West Bank
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Bennett, Andrew Mark, West Bank/West Coast: Racial Exclusions for National Security Under Israeli and U.S. Constitutional Law (December 10, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2189110 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2189110