The Politics of Rights in Israeli Constitutional Law

  title={The Politics of Rights in Israeli Constitutional Law},
  author={Aeyal Gross},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  pages={118 - 80}
  • Aeyal Gross
  • Published 1 October 1998
  • Law, History
  • Israel Studies
[In] the United States . . . the Supreme Court took upon itself the right, despite the fact that it was not explicitly so authorized in the Constitution, to determine whether a law made by the people's representatives in Congress suits or contradicts the Constitution, and it [the Court] has the power to void a law, even if the large majority of the people and their representatives support it, on the grounds that the law violates the Constitution. And so the [U.S.] Supreme Court turned into a… 

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