Write an essay (including footnotes, but excluding bibliography) on any one of the topics below.
1. Can you think of any ways to improve existing tools, in either comparative constitutional law or international law (or both), to protect against or prevent democratic erosion and the creation of authoritarian or competitive authoritarian regimes? If so, what are those ways, and why do you think they may work?
2. Do any of the theories and evidence studied for this class have relevance to the contemporary Israeli context? If so, which ones and why? If not, why not?
3. Why has the use of legal and constitutional methods become so important to modern authoritarian projects around the world?