LOCATION4th Floor
Call No. K3165 .C542 2013
Author Cohen-Eliya, Moshe, author.
Title Proportionality and constitutional culture / Moshe Cohen-Eliya and Iddo Porat.
Location Volume/Copy Barcode Status
 4th Floor  K3165 .C542 2013    3500501351043U  
 Acknowledgmentsxii
 Introduction1
1.The global spread of proportionality and some analytical similarities with balancing10
 The spread of proportionality10
 Resistance to proportionality14
 Analytical similarities between balancing and proportionality16
2.History24
 The origins of proportionality in German administrative law24
 Proportionality and Rechtsstaat25
 Judicial review and the development of the principle of proportionality26
 Proportionality, natural law, and formalism28
 Conclusion32
 The origins of balancing in American constitutional jurisprudence32
 Balancing as a critique of formalism and Langdellianism33
 Langdellianism33
 Balancing as anti-Langdellianism34
 Progressive balancing in constitutional law: balancing and anti-formalism in constitutional law37
 Lochnerism37
 Balancing as anti-Lochnerism38
 Progressive balancing during the McCarthy era41
 Conclusion43
3.Culture44
 The German communitarian and organic conception of the state44
 Proportionality as an intrinsic element of the communitarian and organic conception of the state49
 The American individualistic and suspicion-based conception of the state52
 The suspicion-based conception of the state and balancing57
 Pragmatic versus conceptual balancing58
 Political culture and the expansiveness of rights60
4.Impact, intent, and indifference64
 Impact-based and intent-based constitutional models: the ideal types64
 The European impact-based model64
 The American intent-based model66
 Impact-based and intent-based: exceptions71
 Intent-based: indifferent infringement of the Constitution73
 Two illlustrations: Minnesota v. Barber and the indifferent bomber73
 Indifference in experimental philosophy: the Knobe Effect76
 Possible objections78
5.Epistemology82
 Rules and standards in the USA82
 American epistemological skepticism82
 Epistemological skepticism and rules and standards85
 Epistemological skepticism and rules85
 Epistemological skepticism and standards: balancing and minimalism87
 European epistemological optimism90
 Epistemological optimism and standards91
 Proportionality and epistemological optimism92
 Balancing, proportionality, and control94
 Vertical and horizontal control95
 The size of the system and docket: America versus Israel97
 Supreme Court coherency100
6.Justification and authority103
 A functional accounting for the spread of proportionality104
 Early legal development104
 Pluralism and conflict management106
 A global community of judges and lingua franca109
 Judicial power110
 Culture of justification and culture of authority111
 Division of labor and "black holes"113
 The meaning of rights118
 The role of text and interpretation119
 Finality and the limits of reason120
 Pluralist versus substantive/deliberative democracy121
 The historical roots of the culture of justification122
 The impact of legal culture on balancing and proportionality126
 The administratization of constitutional law129
7.The effects of proportionality133
 "Race to the top"134
 The German baggage of proportionality136
 Canada139
 Israel142
 Canada and Israel: foreign law citation146
 Common law baggage? Some objections148
 Proportionality's doctrinal imperialism150
 Conclusion153
 Index159
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Description xiii, 168 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Cambridge studies in constitutional law
Cambridge studies in constitutional law.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Global spread of proportionality and some analytical similarities with balancing -- History -- Culture -- impact, Intent and indifference -- Epistemology -- Justification and authority -- The effects of proportionality.
Subject Constitutional law.
Proportionality in law.
Added Author Porat, Iddo, author.
ISBN 9781107021860 (hardback)
1107021863 (hardback)
9781107605718 (paperback)
1107605717 (paperback)
OCLC No. or Control No. 824120011