Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine (Paperback)

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The struggle for Palestinian sovereignty has been a quest for inclusion in-and recognition from-a world order that left them behind. Sovereignty has become a trap for Palestinians and getting out is a matter of political vision and will. The law does not determine any particular outcome, it only promises the contest over one. While Jewish and Palestinian sovereignty are incommensurable, their belonging is not. The law is not just and justice is not rule-based.

About the Author


Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and assistant professor at George Mason University. She has served as legal counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives and as a legal advocate for Palestinian refugee rights at the United Nations. Noura's research interests include human rights and humanitarian, refugee, and national security law. She is a frequent commentator, with recent appearances on CBS News, CNN, Fox News, and NPR, among others, and her writings have been widely published in the national media and academic journals.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781503613577
ISBN-10: 1503613577
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication Date: April 28th, 2020
Pages: 352
Language: English