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Journal of Law & Ethics of Human Rights

Law & Ethics of Human Rights aspires to analyze and clarify the concepts of moral and legal rights and to contribute to conflict resolution in human rights law.Each issue of Law & Ethics of Human Rights focuses on one contemporary dilemma that raises major moral and legal questions. Each such dilemma is examined using an interdisciplinary approach to human rights law, an approach that strives to create associations between legal provisions and the philosophy underlying them

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Gila Stopler, CLB

Editorial Board
Eyal Benvenisti, Tel-Aviv University
Moshe Cohen Eliya, CLB
Stephen Macedo, Princeton University
Nancy Rosenblum, Harvard University

Production Editor
Michele Manspeizer 

Advisory Board
Seyla Benhabib, Yale University 
Chaim Gans, Tel-Aviv University 
Alon Harel, Hebrew University 
Thomas Pogge, Columbia University 
Judith Resnik, Yale University 
Ayelet Shachar, University of Toronto 
Henry Steiner, Harvard University

Volume 9, 2015
Human Rights and the Human Mind
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Greene, Joshua D. Beyond Point-and-Shoot Morality: Why Cognitive (Neuro)Science Matters for Ethics
Harel, Alon

On the Irrelevance of Neuroscience to Moral Theory

Holton, Richard

Crime as Prime

Benbaji, Yitzhak / Falk, Amir / Feldman, Yuval

Commonsense Morality and the Ethics of Killing in War: An Experimental Survey of the Israeli Population

Cohen-Eliya, Moshe / Porat, Iddo

The Knobe Effect, Indifference, and Constitutional Law

Krishnamurthy, Meena

Nudging Global Poverty Alleviation?

Volume 9, 2015
Human Rights and the Human Mind
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Cohen, I. Glenn This Is Your Brain on Human Rights: Moral Enhancement and Human Rights
Feldman, Yuval
Kricheli-Katz, Tami
The Human Mind and Human Rights: A Call for an Integrative Study of the Mechanisms Generating Employment Discrimination across Different Social Categories
Lev, Ori Biomedical Cognitive Enhancements: Coercion, Competition and Inducements
Woods, Andrew K. The Limits of Moral Intuitions for Human Rights Advocacy
Ariel, Barak / Tobby-Alimi, Ilanit / Cohen, Irit / Ben Ezra, Mazal / Cohen, Yafa / Sosinski, Gabriela Ethnic and Racial Employment Discrimination in Low-Wage and High-Wage Markets: Randomized Controlled Trials Using Correspondence Tests in Israel
Volume 8 2014
intergenerational justice
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David Heyd Parfit on the non-identity problem, again
Gregory S. Alexander Intergenerational communities
Elizabeth Bartholet Intergenerational justice for children: restructuring Adoption, reproduction & child welfare policy
Daphna Hacker Intergenerational wealth transfer and the need to Revive and metamorphose the israeli estate tax
Shelly Kreiczer-Levy Intergenerational relations and the family home
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Lior Barshack Dignity, descent, and the rights to family life
J.E. Penner Intergenerational justice and the "hereditary principle"
Martha M. Ertman Unexpected links between baby markets and intergenerational justice
Pamela Laufer-Ukeles Controlling Perimeters, Controlling Lives: Israel and Gaza
Shahar Lifshitz Neither nature nor contract: Toward an institutional perspective on parenthood
Daniel Mishori Reclaiming commons rights: resources, public ownership and the rights of future generations
Volume 7 2013
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David Miller Border Regimes and Human Rights
Daniel Viehoff The Right against Interference: Human Rights and Legitimate Authority
Yuval Shany Taking Universality Seriously: A Functional Approach to Extraterritoriality in International Human Rights Law
Christine Leuenberger The Rhetoric of Maps: International Law as a Discursive Tool in Visual Arguments
Nina Rabin At the Border between Public and Private: U.S. Immigration Policy for Victims of Domestic Violence
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Robert Howse
Ruti Teitel
Humanity Bounded and Unbounded: The Regulation of External Self-determination under International Law
Katrina M. Wyman Are We Morally Obligated to Assist Climate Change Migrants?
Thomas Spijkerboer Moving Migrants, States, and Rights Human Rights and Border Deaths
Sari Bashi Controlling Perimeters, Controlling Lives: Israel and Gaza
Volume 6 2012
Reciprocity and Rights
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Eric A. Posner Human Rights, the Laws of War, and Reciprocity
Yitzhak Benbaji Justice in Asymmetric Wars: A Contractarian Analysis
Ronit Donyets Kedar Reciprocity in Morality and Law
Yofi Tirosh Reciprocal Antidiscrimination Arguments

Daniel Statman

Note: Reciprocity of Rights and Duties, Benefits and Burdens: National Service for Israeli Arabs

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Gillian K. Hadfield and Stephen Macedo   Rational Reasonableness: Toward a Positive Theory of Public Reason
Nir Eyal  Grounding Public Reason in Rationality: The Conditionally-Compassionate Medical Student, and Other Challenges
Tommie Shelby Justice, Work, and the Ghetto Poor
Stuart White Religious Exemptions: An Egalitarian Demand? 
Corey Brettschneider  Public Justification and the Right to Private Property: Welfare Rights as Compensation for Exclusion
Volume 5  2010
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Judith Resnik Bring Back Bentham: “Open Courts,” “Terror Trials,” and Public Sphere(s) 
Talia Fisher A Nuanced Approach to the Privatization Debate
David A. Sklansky Private Policing and Human Rights
Daphne Barak-Erez The Private Prison Controversy and the Privatization Continuum
Daphné Richemond-Barak Rethinking Private Warfare
Tally Kritzman-Amir Privatization and Delegation of State Authority in Asylum Systems
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C. Edwin Baker Press Performance, Human Rights, and Private Power as a Threat
Yoav Hammer Advertisements and the Public Discourse in a Democracy
William Galston Parents, Government, and Children: Authority over Education in a Pluralist Liberal Democracy
Yossi Dahan Privatization, School Choice and Educational Equality
Catherine Donnelly Privatization and Welfare: A Comparative Perspective
Alon Harel Outsourcing Violence?
Re’em Segev

Governmental Power: Quality or Identity? Comment on Alon Harel’s Argument against Outsourcing Violence 

Volume 4 2010
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Aharon Barak Proportionality and Principled Balancing
Robert Alexy The Construction of Constitutional Rights
Alec Stone Sweet Investor-State Arbitration: Proportionality’s New Frontier
Frederick Schauer Balancing, Subsumption, and the Constraining Role of Legal Text
Stephen Gardbaum A Democratic Defense of Constitutional Balancing
Jacco Bomhoff Genealogies of Balancing as Discourse
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 Mattias Kumm The Idea of Socratic Contestation and the Right to Justification: The Point of Rights-Based Proportionality Review
Paul-Erik N. Veel Incommensurability, Proportionality, and Rational Legal Decision-Making
Thomas M. Franck Proportionality in International Law
Georg Nolte Thin or Thick? The Principle of Proportionality and International Humanitarian Law
Volume 3 2009
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Mathias Risse

A Right to Work? A Right to Leisure? Labor Rights as Human Rights

Thomas Pogge Comment on Mathias Risse: “A Right to Work? A Right to Leisure? Labor Rights as Human Rights”
Brian A. Langille What is International Labor Law For?
Eyal Benvenisti Comment on Brian Langille: “What is International Labor Law For?”
Debra Satz Voluntary Slavery and the Limits of the Market
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Faina Milman-Sivan Freedom of Association as a Core Labor Right and the ILO: Toward a Normative Framework
Alan Hyde The International Labor Organization in the Stag Hunt for Global Labor Rights
Guy Davidov Comment on Alan Hyde: The Perils of Economic Justifications for International Labor Standards
 Guy Mundlak De-Territorializing Labor Law
Hani Ofek-Ghendler Globalization and Social Justice: The Right to Minimum Wage

Volume 2 2008 

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Seyla Benhabib  Democracy, Demography, and Sovereignty 
Yossi Dahan and Yossi Yonah  Benhabib on Democratic Iterations in a Global Order
José Brunner Liberal Laws v. The Law of Large Numbers, or How Demographic Rhetoric Arouses Anxiety (in Germany) 
Peter H. Schuck Demography, Human Rights, and Diversity Management, American-Style
Christian Joppke Comparative Citizenship: A Restrictive Turn in Europe
Sammy Smooha Comparative Citizenship: A Restrictive Turn in Europe and a Restrictive Regime in Israel: Response to Joppke
Gila Stopler A Feminist Perspective on Natality Policies in Multicultural Societies 
Timothy William Waters The Blessing of Departure: Acceptable and Unacceptable State
Support for Demographic Transformation: the Lieberman Plan to Exchange Populated Territories in Cisjordan 
Yuval Shany Redrawing Maps, Manipulating Demographics: on Exchange of Populated Territories and Self-Determination 
Timothy William Waters Different Departure: a Reply to Shany’s “Redrawing Maps, Manipulating Demographics: on Exchange of Populated Territories and Self-Determination”
Chaim Gans Nationalist Priorities and Restrictions in Immigration: the Case of Israel
Raef Zreik Notes on the Value of Theory: Readings in the Law of Return—a Polemic
Na’ama Carmi Immigration Policy: between Demographic Considerations and Preservation of Culture
Yaacov Ben-Shemesh Immigration Rights and the Demographic Consideration 

Volume 1 2007 

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Nancy L. Rosenblum  Banning Parties: Religious and Ethnic Partisanship in Multicultural Democracies 
Rajeev Bhargava  On the Persistent Political Under-Representation of Muslims in India
Julie Chi-hye Suk  Economic Opportunities and the Protection of Minority Languages
Yoav Hammer  Multiculturalism and the Mass Media
Alon Harel  Regulating Modesty-Related Practices 
Tzvia Greenfield  Is It Really so Benign? Gender Separation in Ultra Orthodox Bus Lines 
Yaacov Ben-Shemesh  Law and Internal Cultural Conflicts
Moshe Cohen-Eliya  Is Conditional Funding a Less Drastic Means 
Stephen Macedo In Defense of Conditional Funding of Religious Schools 
Chaim Gans Individuals’ Interest in the Preservation of their Culture
Gila Stopler  Contextualizing Multiculturalism: A Three Dimensional Examination of Multicultural Claims
Iddo Porat
On the Jehovah’s Witnesses Cases, Balancing Tests, and Three Kinds of Multicultural Claims


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