Professor Shimon Shetreet 
Judicial Independence Publications
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Books​

1. Shimon Shetreet, JUDGES ON TRIAL: A STUDY OF THE APPOINTMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE ENGLISH JUDICIARY xxii + 432 PP. (North Holland Publishing Co. ,1976).

2. Shimon Shetreet, JUSTICE IN ISRAEL: A STUDY OF THE ISRAELI JUDICIARY xvii + 548 pp. (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, London, 1994)

3. Shimon Shetreet,ON ADJUDICATION: JUSTICE ON TRIAL (Hemmed Books - Yedioth Aharonoth Publishing 2004), 605 pp. (Hebrew).

4. Shimon Shetreet, JUDGES ON TRIAL: INDEPENDENCE AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF THE ENGLISH JUDICIARY, 2ND ED., with Dr. Sophie Turenne, (Cambridge University Press, to be published 2012).



Books Edited

1. Shimon Shetreet, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: JERUSALEM CONFERENCE PAPERS (International Bar Association 1982), Vol. I (112 pp.) and Vol. II (118 pp.).

2. Shimon Shetreet, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE (with J. Deschenes, as consulting editor) xix & 700 pp.(Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, Boston, Lancaster, 1985)

3. Shimon Shetreet, ROLE OF COURTS IN SOCIETY xxviii & 491 pp. (Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, Boston, Lancaster l988).

4. Shimon Shetreet and C. Forsyth (eds.),   CULTURE OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES, 637+xlix pp. (Martinus Nijhoff  Publishers, 2012).

 

5. Shimon Shetreet, The Culture of Judicial Independence Rule of Law and World Peace (Martinus Nijhoff- Brill Publishers, 2014).

Scientific Articles

1.Shimon Shetreet, The Impact of the Personality of the Judge on the Sentencing Policy, 1 CRIMINOLOGY, CRIMINAL LAW AND POLICE SCIENCES QUARTERLY 125-145, (1972) (Hebrew).

2. Shimon Shetreet, Judges and the Executive in England, 27 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW REVIEW 185-204, (1975).

3. Shimon Shetreet, Who Should Bear the Cost of Delays and Deficiencies in the Judicial Process? 6 MISHPATIM 584-609, (1975)  (Hebrew).

4. Shimon Shetreet, Reflections on the Protection of the Rights of the Individual: Form and Substance, 12 ISRAEL LAW REVIEW 32-67, (1977).

5.  Shimon Shetreet, A Changing Society, A Changing Judiciary on Both Sides of the Atlantic, 60 JUDICATURE AMERICAN JOURNAL OF JUDICATURE SOCIETY 232-241,(1977).

6. Shimon Shetreet, Practical and Value Problems in the Administration of Justice, in S. Shetreet (ed.), RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN ISRAELI CASE LAW AND LEGISLATION, COLLECTION OF LECTURES DELIVERED AT THE SEMINAR OF JUDGES pp. 80-98, (1977) (Hebrew).

7.  Shimon Shetreet, The Administration of Justice: Practical Problems, Value Conflicts and Changing Concepts, 13 UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW 52-80, (1979).

8.  Shimon Shetreet, When Judges Err: The Sins of Judge Williams, CANADIAN LAWYER 14-16 (June 1979).

9.  Shimon Shetreet, Remedies for Court Congestion and Delays: The Models and the Recent Trends, 17 UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN ONTARIO LAW REVIEW 35-75, (1979).

10. Shimon Shetreet, The Limits of Expeditious Justice, in Justice R. Holland (ed.), EXPEDITIOUS JUSTICE: CARSWELL CO. CANADA, AND CANADIAN INSTITUTE FOR ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE  pp. 1-97, (1979).

11. Shimon Shetreet, Time Standards for Justice, 5 DALHOUSIE LAW JOURNAL 129-136, (1979).

12. Shimon Shetreet, Court Congestion and Delay: What Cures? ,INTERNATIONAL BAR JOURNAL (INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PRACTITIONER) 20-24, (November 1979).

13. Shimon Shetreet, On Assessing the Role of Courts in Society, 10 MANITOBA LAW JOURNAL 357-414, (1980).

14. Shimon Shetreet, Alternativen zum Formellen Justizsystem: Auslaendische Beispiele, in E. Blankenburg, W. Gottwalk und D. Strempel (eds.), ALTERNATIVEN IN DER ZIVILJUSTIZ, BUNDESMINISTERIUM DER JUSTIZ 111-125, (1982).

15. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Responsibility, in S. Goldstein (ed.), THE ISRAELI REPORTS TO THE ELEVENTH CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW, 88-162 (1982).

16. Shimon Shetreet, The Contemporary Challenge of Judicial Independence: The General Report of the Project on Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence, in S. Shetreet (ed.), JERUSALEM CONFERENCE PAPERS (International Bar Association - Jerusalem Conference on Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence), Vol. 1,  66-112, (1982).

16. Shimon Shetreet, Toward an International Code of Judicial Independence, INTERNATIONAL BAR ASSOCIATION JOURNAL (Int. Bar News) 19-24, (April 1983).

17. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence and Accountability in Israel, 33 INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE LAW QUARTERLY 979-1012, (1984).

18. Shimon Shetreet, The Responsibility over Court Administration, 13 MISHPATIM 516-532, (1983)  (Hebrew).

19. Shimon Shetreet, Toward an International Code of Minimum Standards of Judicial Independence. History and Outline of the Jerusalem Approved Standards, in CHALLENGES TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION  37-50, (Eastern Book Co. International Bar Assn., 1984).

20. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence in Israel, in Shetreet and Deschenes, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE  166-195, (1985).

21. Shimon Shetreet, The Emerging Transnational Jurisprudence on Judicial Independence: IBA Standards and Montreal Declaration, in Shetreet and Deschenes, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE  393-402, (1985).

22. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence: New Conceptual Dimensions and Contemporary Challenges, in Shetreet and Deschenes, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: THE CONTEMPORARY DEBATE pp. 590-681, (l985).

23. Shimon Shetreet, Limits and Promises of International Norms and Procedures for the Protection of Human Rights, in S. Goldstein (ed.), THE ISRAELI REPORTS TO THE 12TH CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW (The General Report to the 12th Congress of Comparative Law in Sydney - Melbourne) pp. 1-103, (1986).

24. Shimon Shetreet, International Protection of Human Rights in Israeli Law, in S. Goldstein (ed.), THE ISRAELI REPORTS TO THE 12TH CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW pp. 307-353, (1986).

25. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Accountability: A Comparative Analysis of the Models and Trends, 11 INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PRACTICE (Journal of the International Bar Association, Section on General Practice) 38-42, (June 1986).

26. Shimon Shetreet, Who Will Judge: Reflections on the Process and Standards of Judicial Selection, 61 AUSTRALIAN LAW JOURNAL 766-778, (1987).

27. Shimon Shetreet, The Limits of Judicial Accountability: A Hard Look at the Judicial Officers Act 1986, 10 NEW SOUTH WALES LAW JOURNAL 4-16, (1987).

28. Shimon Shetreet, The Grey Area of War Powers: The Case of Israel, 45 JERUSALEM QUARTERLY 27-48, (Winter 1988).

29. Shimon Shetreet, Reflections on the Contemporary Trends of Judicial Role in Israeli Society, in S. Shetreet (ed.), THE ROLE OF COURTS IN SOCIETY pp. 158-168, (1988).

30. Shimon Shetreet, Judging in Society: The Changing Role of Courts, in S. Shetreet (ed.), THE ROLE OF COURTS IN SOCIETY pp. 467-487, (1988).

31. Shimon Shetreet, The Challenge of Expeditious Justice: Maintaining Justice in the Pursuit of Efficiency, INTERNATIONAL LEGAL PRACTITIONER (Journal of the International Bar Association) 44-48, (June 1988).

32. Shimon Shetreet, The Scope of Judicial Review of National Security Considerations in Free Speech and Other Areas: Israeli Perspectives, 18 ISRAEL YEARBOOK ON HUMAN RIGHTS 35-47, (1988).

33. Shimon Shetreet, Comparative Comments on the Independence of the Judicial Systems of Canada and Israel, in A. Shachar (ed.), CANADA-ISRAEL: COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES pp. 13-26, (1988).

34. Shimon Shetreet, Protecting the Israeli Judiciary: A Proposal, ISRAEL STUDIES (Review of the Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies) 22-28, (Fall 1988) (Hebrew).

35. Shimon Shetreet, Adjudication: Challenges of the Present and Blueprints for the Future, FESTSCHRIFT IN HONOR OF PROFESSOR WALTHER J. HABSCHEID, West Germany pp. 295-306, (1989).

36. Shimon Shetreet, Administrative Judges and Tribunals, in S. Fasberg (ed.), ISRAELI REPORTS TO THE 13TH CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW pp. 213-224, (1990).

37. Shimon Shetreet, Guidelines for Reform (in the Justice System), 8 LEGAL STUDIES (MEHKAREI MISHPAT BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL) 59-69, (1990) (Hebrew).

38.Shimon Shetreet, Independence and Responsibility of Judges and Lawyers: General Report to the 1991 International Congress of the World Association on Procedural Law in Role and Organization of Judges and Lawyers in Contemporary Societies”, PAPERS OF THE IXTH WORLD CONFERENCE ON PROCEDURAL LAW 119-186, (Coimbra- Lisboan, Portugal, 1991)

39. Shimon Shetreet, The Scope of Judicial Review of National Security Considerations in Free speech and Other Areas: Israeli Perspective, in S. Shetreet (ed.), FREE SPEECH AND NATIONAL SECURITY 41-55, (1991).

40. Shimon Shetreet, The Role and Independence of the Judiciary: Need for an International Code Towards a New Global Order, in S.R. Mohnot (ed.), ESSAYS IN HONOR OF DR. L.M. SINGHVI 75-96, (Har avard Publications, 1993)

41. Shimon Shetreet, Standing and Justiciability, in I. Zamir and A. Zysblat (eds.), PUBLIC LAW IN ISRAEL, 265-274 (Oxford University Press, 1997).

42. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence and Freedom of Expression, in J. Ross Harper (ed.), GLOBAL LAW PRACTICE (Kluwer Law International, 50th Anniversary of the International Bar Association Volume) 8-45, (1997).

43. Shimon Shetreet, Equality of Women On the Bench: The Theoretical Reasoning: The Principle of Fair Reflection, in S. Shetreet (ed.), WOMEN IN LAW 183-194, (Kluwer Law International, London - The Hague, Boston 1998).

44. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence on the Scope of Internal Independence, JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE TODAY, IN HONOR OF JUSTICE GIOVANNI. E. LONGO (giuffre ed.) 345-357, (1999).

45. Shimon Shetreet, The Challenge of Judicial Independence: Constitutional Protection of the Israeli Judiciary, in P. Russell and D. O’Brien (eds.), JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE IN THE AGE OF DEMOCRACY  233-250, (2001)

46. Shimon Shetreet, The Challenge of Judicial Independence in the Twenty-First Century, 8 ASIA PACIFIC LAW REVIEW 153-168,(2000).

47. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Appointments in Israel, in A.M. Rabello and A. Zanotti, DEVELOPMENTS IN EUROPEAN: ITALIAN AND ISRAELI LAW181-192, (2001).

48. Shimon Shetreet, Class Action: A Conceptual Analysis in Comparative Perspectives, JOURNAL OF THE INSTITUTE OF PROCEDURAL LAW UNIVERSITY OF ZURICH, 17-36 (2001).

49. Shimon Shetreet, The Discretionary Power of the Judge, in M. Storme and B. Hess (eds.), DISCRETIONARY POWER OF THE JUDGE: LIMITS AND CONTROL73-116, (Procedure Gent 2000; Kluwer 2003) (On the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the University of Gent and 50th Anniversary of the International Association of Procedural Law).

50. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Discretion in Israel in M. Storme and B. Hess (eds.), DISCRETIONARY POWER OF THE JUDGE: LIMITS AND CONTROL 485-520, (Procedure Gent 2000; Kluwer 2003) (On the occasion of the 500th Anniversary of the University of Gent and 50th Anniversary of the International Association of Procedural Law).

51. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Appointments: Standards and Process, 8 HAMISHPAT LAW REVIEW OF THE LAW SCHOOL OF THE ADMINISTRATION COLLEGE

357-404, (Hebrew) (2003).

52. Shimon Shetreet, Resolving The Controversy Over The Form And Legitimacy Of Constitutional Adjudication In Israel: A Blueprint For Redefining The Role Of The Supreme Court And The Knesset, 77 TULANE LAW REVIEW 659-735, (2003).

53. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence of International Judges :Standards of Conduct in Outside Activities, 2 JOURNAL OF LAW AND PRACTICE OF INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS, pp. 127-161 (Kluwer 2003)

54. Shimon Shetreet, Peace Today: Reflections on Four Foundations of Culture of Peace 2005, in Prince Nikolaus Von und Zu Liechtenstein and Cheikh Gueye (eds.), PEACE AND INTERCULTURAL DIALOGUE195-205 (Universitaetverlag Winter Heidelberg and International Academy of Philosophy, 2005).

55. Shimon Shetreet, Models of Constitutional Adjudication, in THE LEGAL CULTURES OF CHINA AND ISRAEL – THE PROCEEDINGS OF LEGAL CONFERENCE OF ZHENGFA UNIVERSITY, BEIJING AND HEBREW UNIVERSITY 198-229, (Zengfa University, 2005).

56. Shimon Shetreet, Water and the Culture of Peace: Adopting a Kyoto Protocol Model, 2 THE ISRAEL JOURNAL OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS 77-90, (2008).

56. Shimon Shetreet, Constitutional Guarantees of Judicial Independence, in S. Shetreet (ed.), ISRAELI REPORTS TO THE XVI INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF COMPARATIVE LAW19-44, (Sacher Institute, 2008)

57. Shimon Shetreet, The Normative Cycle of Shaping Judicial Independence in Domestic and International Law: The Mutual Impact of National and International Jurisprudence and Contemporary Practical and Conceptual Challenges, 10 CHICAGO J. OF INTL. LAW 275-332, (2009)

58. Shimon Shetreet, Models of Constitutional Adjudication, in ESSAYS IN HONOR OF KONSTANTINOS D. KERAMEUS  1259-1291, (Ant. N. Sakkoulas Athens & Bruylant Brussels 2009).

59. Shimon Shetreet,  Reflections on the Recent and Earlier Projects of Drafting International Standards of Judicial Independence: The Innovative Concepts and the Effort to Attain Consensus in a Legal Culture of Diversity, in T. Wardynski and M. Niziotek (eds.), INDEPENDENCE OF THE JUDICIARY AND LEGAL PROFESSION AS FOUNDATIONS OF THE RULE OF THE LAW: CONTEMPORARY CHALLENGES 165-192, (published in Lexis Nexis, 2009). 

60. Shimon Shetreet, Culture of Judicial independence In Israel: Institutional and Substantive Aspects of The justice System in Historical Perspectives, 10 LAW AND BUSINESS 525-583, (2009).

61. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence and Judicial Review of Government Action: Necessary Institutional Characteristics and Appropriate Scope of Judicial Review, in C. Forsyth, M. Elliott, S. Jhaveri, A. Scully-Hill, and M. Ramsden (eds.), EFFECTIVE JUDICIAL REVIEW: A CORNERSTONE OF GOOD GOVERNANCE 187-207, (2010).

62. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence and Accountability: Core Values in Liberal Democracies, in H.P. Lee (ed.), COMPARATIVE JUDICIARIES 3, (Cambridge University Press,   2011).

63. Shimon Shetreet, Fundamental Values of the Justice System, 23 THE EUROPEAN BUSINESS LAW REVIEW 61-76, (2012).

64. Shimon Shetreet, Creating a Culture of Judicial Independence: The practical Challenge and the Conceptual and Constitutional Infrastructure, in S. Shetreet and C. Forsyth (eds.), THE CULTURE OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES 17-68, (Martinus Nijhoff- Brill Publishers, 2012).

65. Shimon Shetreet, The Mt. Scopus International Standards of Judicial Independence: The innovative Concepts and the Formulation of a Consensus in a Legal Culture of Diversity, in S. Shetreet and C. Forsyth (eds.), THE CULTURE OF JUDICIAL INDEPENDENCE: CONCEPTUAL FOUNDATIONS AND PRACTICAL CHALLENGES 475-500, (Martinus Nijhoff- Brill Publishers,  2012) .

Selected  papers and projects

1. Shimon Shetreet, Judicial Independence in International Law, 67 pp. in A. McEachern (ed.) 1701-300th Anniversary of the Act of Settlement (2001), Vancouver Canada.





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