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The Israeli Supreme Court decided to return the body of fisherman Isma'il Abu Riyalah to his family in Gaza after the interim order not to release it was cancelled. The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), the legal representative of the fisherman's family, said it exerted serious efforts to return the ...
By then the debt had ballooned to 778 billion shekels, and he appealed to the Supreme Court. "To put it in perspective, we are talking about an amount that exceeds Israel's national debt and is more than double the annual state budget," the debtor's lawyers, Mordehai (Moti) Baicz and David Shmulevitz, ...

JERUSALEM (JTA) -- Egalitarian Jewish prayer is a protected right in the area set aside for it at the southern end of the Western Wall, Israel's attorney general told the country's Supreme Court. The pronouncement means that the state considers the special area near the Robinson's Arch set aside for ...
While Israel's Supreme Court rarely overturns laws, he continued, its rhetoric is imperial and it demands power under the guise of checks and balances. Stein also quoted the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as saying that he read Israeli Supreme Court verdicts whenever he wanted to be ...
A cryptocurrency brokerage based in Israel won't have its bank account closed - for now , anyway- thanks to an intervention by the country's Supreme Court. Bits of Gold, which launched its services in 2013, was on the cusp of having its Bank Leumi account cut off on account of its business model, ...
"We could not be prouder of his well-deserved appointment to the Israeli Supreme Court, where we know he will make important and lasting contributions as a jurist -- as he has as a law professor and practicing lawyer," Allard continued. Stein was born in the former Soviet Union before he moved to Israel ...

Israeli judges have a mandatory retirement age of 70. The newly appointed Supreme Court justice, Prof. Alex Stein as pictured on January 11, 2018.Twitter/ Screenshot. In addition, until today the president of the Supreme Court has always been chosen based on seniority, and if this practice continues it ...
"The question of whether or not she had details isn't an answer [expected from] the Supreme Court president, but an answer [expected from] a defendant in Local Affairs Court," said a judicial colleague. If that's how such a senior law enforcement official acts when she hears how they tried to buy an attorney ...
Israel's Supreme Court and Israeli Arabs are undergoing a similar process. Only in 2004 did the first Arab justice receive a permanent appointment to the Supreme Court - Justice Salim Joubran, a Christian. Only upon his retirement was Justice George Kra, also a Christian Arab, appointed to replace him.
RAMALLAH, March 12, 2018 (WAFA) - The Israeli Supreme Court Monday dismissed an appeal filed on behalf of two minor prisoners aged 16 and 17 from Jerusalem to reduce their 11- year- sentence, according to Mufid al-Haj, attorney of the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS). In a statement issued on ...
Israel is a pretty intriguing country when it comes to cryptocurrencies in general. So far, we have not seen any major regulatory actions in that part of the world. That makes it all the more surprising to see the Supreme Court of Israel intervene in a recent spat between one of the country's banks and a ...
Without any festive ceremonies or emotional speeches, Supreme Court Justice Yoram Danziger left the bench on Wednesday after 10 years on Israel's High Court of Justice. Danziger announced a year ago that he would retire at 65, five years before reaching the mandatory retirement age of 70 for Israeli ...
File photo from 2009 of a Jewish settler carrying a bed as she walks past ruins of a structure demolished by Israeli authorities next to the West Bank settlement ... "The fact that construction is on state land doesn't legitimize illegal construction," Naor wrote, in a ruling in which current Supreme Court President ...
We would also note that while the Israeli Supreme Court is notoriously objective and independent, and has been steadfast in annulling laws and government actions it deems illegal or impinging on individuals' rights, we believe it is unlikely to overturn the law as it stands. One of the key arguments made in ...
finance Magnates has got hold of a recent decision by the Israeli Supreme Court that provides the leaders of this endangered industry with new hope. In the decision, issued yesterday by judge Daphne Barak-Erez, the court asks the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) and the Knesset to clarify the reasons that ...
Two ministers have unveiled a proposed Basic Law that would let the Knesset reenact laws overturned by the Supreme Court, but the bill is considered unlikely to pass in the current Knesset as parties from both sides of the governing coalition withhold their support. The proposed Basic Law on Legislation, ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- Israel's Supreme court ordered the Beit Shemesh municipality to remove signs that demand women dress modestly. On Monday, the court rejected an appeal by the municipality of a lower court order in July to remove the signs. The high court ruled the signs, which the justices say ...

The state submitted an appeal to the Supreme Court on Friday to review the decision delivered two weeks ago that Israel cannot hold the dead bodies of Palestinian terrorists for use in negotiations of Israeli hostages and the bodies of fallen soldiers held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. In the petition, the state ...
The state submitted an appeal to the Supreme Court on Friday to review the decision delivered two weeks ago that Israel cannot hold the dead bodies of Palestinian terrorists for use in negotiations of Israeli hostages and the bodies of fallen soldiers held by Hamas in the Gaza Strip. In the petition, the state ...
Iran's Supreme Court has confirmed that it is upholding the death sentence against an Iranian-Swedish academic who has been convicted of espionage for Israel. Ahmadreza Djalali, a physician and researcher in disaster relief at Stockholm's Karolinska Institute, was arrested in April 2016 during a visit to a ...
Two ministers have unveiled a proposed Basic Law that would let the Knesset reenact laws overturned by the Supreme Court, but the bill is considered unlikely to pass in the current Knesset as parties from both sides of the governing coalition withhold their support. The proposed Basic Law on Legislation, ...
Israel's supreme court ruled Thursday that it was illegal not to return the bodies of dead Palestinian assailants to their families unless an exchange was ... The government announced last year that it would not return the bodies unless the Palestinians agreed to an exchange for the remains of two Israeli ...
Trump's rationale that moving the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem was merely a reflection of on-the-ground realities -- most key Israeli government buildings being in Jerusalem -- seemed to have found a mirror among the Palestinians I talked to. For them, Trump had merely confirmed their own ...
In a nutshell, the Regularization Law presents the Supreme Court with novel legal questions. It is a unique case of Knesset legislation that aims to directly regulate property rights over land outside of Israel's jurisdiction. Questions arise as to the application of both Israeli constitutional doctrine and customary ...
Inspired by a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case that declared separate public schooling for black and white students to be unconstitutional, a Christian-Israeli father is demanding that his son be provided with free busing to study at a Hebrew-speaking school. Shadi Halul, the father of a third-grade boy ...
The Israeli Supreme Court is today hearing a petition against the Expulsion of Members of Knesset Law, filed by Knesset Member Yousef Jabareen, Adalah - The Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, and the Association for civil rights in Israel. Under the 2016 legislation, a majority of 90 Knesset ...
Israel's Supreme Court is a problematic institution whose problem begins with denial: It denies the obvious fact that many of its decisions are ideologically driven. That is, the background, ... For more analysis of Israeli and international politics, visit Rosner's Domain at jewishjournal.com/rosnersdomain.
Two New Israeli Supreme Court Justices Sworn In ... as finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and the representatives of the Israel Bar Association.
The new president of Israel's Supreme Court, Esther Hayut, cannot ... 2 position in HaBayit HaYehudi, is a rising star in Israeli politics and ...
Sadly, Israel's Supreme Court disagrees. ... Allowing businesses to open on Shabbat fundamentally changes the nature of Israeli public life, ...
Yet when the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in the case on Oct. ... brought by U.S. litigants who were victims of terrorist attacks in Israel, ...
President Reuven Rivlin on Monday accused Benjamin Netanyahu's government of encroaching on the work of the Supreme Court in a bid to ...
We would also note that while the Israeli Supreme Court is notoriously objective and independent, and has been steadfast in annulling laws and government actions it deems illegal or impinging on individuals' rights, we believe it is unlikely to overturn the law as it stands. One of the key arguments made in ...
finance Magnates has got hold of a recent decision by the Israeli Supreme Court that provides the leaders of this endangered industry with new hope. In the decision, issued yesterday by judge Daphne Barak-Erez, the court asks the Israel Securities Authority (ISA) and the Knesset to clarify the reasons that ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- Israel's Supreme court ordered the Beit Shemesh municipality to remove signs that demand women dress modestly. On Monday, the court rejected an appeal by the municipality of a lower court order in July to remove the signs. The high court ruled the signs, which the justices say ...
Last week, the Israel Supreme Court ruled that the government's policy ... By contrast, most Israeli young women are subject to the military draft ...
As of now, the Supreme Court can overturn laws if the judges interpret them as conflicting with Basic Laws (Israel has no Constitution).
The families of three Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in June have petitioned the Israeli Supreme Court to have the bodies of their ...
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fragile governing coalition ... In an unrelated decision, the court dealt the state rabbinate, Israel's ...
Israel has buried remains of four Palestinians in what is referred to as ... This summer, the Israeli Supreme Court issued a ruling that stated the ...
An expanded panel of judges ruled by a majority vote that a kosher certificate is no longer a necessary condition in order for a business to be ...
The case began with a lawsuit filed by a lawyer, Lior Tzemah, who had ordered two tickets online for a round-trip flight to Berlin on El Al Israel ...
The Israeli judicial system inherited the principle of judicial review from the British Mandate. Under previous presidents the Supreme Court has ...
Newly elected Chief of the Supreme Court Esther Hayut is the right person at ... 5, Israel's Judicial Appointments Committee elected Justice Esther Hayut ... and power of one of the most important symbols of Israeli democracy.
On Thursday, August 31, the Israeli Supreme Court held yet another hearing ... The Liberal Jewish groups both from Israel and America told the ...
The Judicial Appointments Committee chose Justice Esther Hayut to be the next president of the Supreme Court on Tuesday, and Justice ...
The Israeli state prosecutor told the Israeli Supreme Court that the 15 settler families have seven days to vacate a three-story building, Israel's ...
Within days of its passage, an assortment of left-wing plaintiffs petitioned the Supreme Court to strike down the law and in a highly unusual ...
The ministry said there is no problem in principle with adoption by a same-sex couple in a brief filed with Israel's Supreme Court, Israel's ...
... Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked spoke at the conference for the Israel Bar Association and responded to the Supreme Court's decision ...


 

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