Israel Yearbook on Human Rights, Volume 33 (2003)


Editors: Yoram Dinstein and Fania Domb
The Israel Yearbook on Human Rights- an annual published under the auspices of the Faculty of Law of Tel Aviv University since 1971- is devoted to publishing studies by distinguished scholars in Israel and other countries on human rights in peace and war, with particular emphasis on problems relevant to the State of Israel and the Jewish people. The Yearbook also incorporates documentary materials relating to Israel and the Administered Areas which are not otherwise available in English (including summaries of judicial decisions, compilations of legislative enactments and military proclamations). The Articles section of Volume 33 contains articles on Legal Aspects of Emergency Regimes.

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A. General Issues; Models of Emergency Powers, Philip B. Heymann;
Providing for the Unexpected: Constitutional Emergency Provisions, Oren Gross;
Emergency Powers and the Compression of Time and Space, William E. Scheuerman;
Balancing Human Rights: International Legal Responses to Terrorism in the Wake of September 11, Fionnuala Ní Aoláin;
B. International Regulation of Emergency; Possible Derogations from Civil and Political Rights under Article 4 of the ICCPR, Ralph Alexander Lorz;
The States of Emergency in the American Convention on Human Rights, Carlos Ruiz Miguel;
C. National Case Studies; Checks and Balances in a Protracted State of Emergency – The Case of Israel, Baruch Bracha;
Regulating the State of Emergency – The German Example, Rainer Grote;
“Red Scare” – Emergency American Style, Arnon Gutfeld;
South African Jurists Contend with Emergency Situation, Leon Sheleff;
Emergency Powers and their Abuse: Lessons from the End of the British Empire, A.W. Brian Simpson;
Book Reviews:
How to Complain to the UN Human Rights Treaty System, by Anne F. Bayefsky, Yoram Dinstein;
An Introduction to the International Criminal Court by William A. Schabas, Yoram Dinstein;
The Human Right to Citizenship by Yaffa Zilbershats, Yoram Dinstein;
Judicial Decisions;
Judgments of the Supreme Court of Israel, Fania Domb;
a) Administered Territories, H.C. 7015/02, Ajuri et al. v. IDF Commander in the West Bank,
b) Human Rights, I. H.C. 399/85, Kahane v. Broadcasting Authority; II. H.C. 153/87, Shakdiel v. Minister for Religious Affairs et al.; III. C.A. 506/88, Sheffer (a minor) v. State of Israel; IV. H.C. 680/88, Shnitzer et al. v. Chief Military Censor; V. C.A. 294/91, The Burial Society “Jerusalem Community” v. Kastenbaum; VI. H.C. 4541/94, Miller v. Minister of Defence;
Assigned Residence in Israel’s Administered Territories: The Judicial Review of Security Measures, DaphneBarak-Erez;
Special Supplement;
The Human Rights Act 1998 and the United Kingdom Constitution, Susan Maidment Kershner.