The Supreme Court of Israel: A Professional or Political Institution?

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Dr. Guy Lurie and Dr. Amir Fuchs talk about the Israeli Supreme Court and the Standard of Reasonableness. How does Israel's Supreme Court compare to the American Supreme Court? Does Israel’s Supreme Court have the same relationship with Israel’s legislative and executive government branches as the US Supreme Court has with Congress and the White House? And what did the Supreme Court in Israel use the Standard of Reasonableness for? Hint: It wasn't to strike down Basic Laws.