Judicial Activism in Israel

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This chapter examines the judicial activism of the Israeli judiciary, and especially its Supreme Court. Section 2 offers some possible sources for the intense activism of the Israeli judiciary. Section 3 focuses on public law and mainly on the political science definition of judicial activism, while section 4 focuses on private law and the jurisprudential vantage point. Section 5 provides some concluding remarks and future prospects.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJudicial Activism in Common Law Supreme Courts
PublisherOxford University Press
ISBN (Electronic)9780191707551
ISBN (Print)9780199213290
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2009

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© The several contributors, 2007. All rights reserved.


  • Judiciary
  • Jurisprudence
  • Private law
  • Public law
  • Supreme court

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences


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