Can Rabbinic Jurisprudence Help Elevate American Political and Legal Discourse?

En Route: The Journal of the Aspen Center for Social Values, July 2016

Posted: 25 Jan 2022

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Shlomo Pill

Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law; Emory University School of Law

Date Written: July 1, 2016

Abstract

This article explores an approach to constitutional interpretation rooted in Hans-Georg Gadamer's philosophical hermeneutics and the jurisprudence of disagreement embraced by traditional Jewish law.

Keywords: Constitutionalism, Gadamer, Constitutional Interpretation, Jewish Law, Jurisprudence, Legal Interpretation, Pluralism

Suggested Citation

Pill, Shlomo, Can Rabbinic Jurisprudence Help Elevate American Political and Legal Discourse? (July 1, 2016). En Route: The Journal of the Aspen Center for Social Values, July 2016, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3975474

Shlomo Pill (Contact Author)

Texas Southern University - Thurgood Marshall School of Law ( email )

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Emory University School of Law ( email )

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