Report: Israel Much More 'Lawyered Up' Than EUFor many Israeli mothers, “my son the lawyer” is a dream come true, as Israel boasts four times more lawyers than EU states.
Court Staff to Strike Tuesday, in Solidarity with Postal WorkersLegal services to stop in law offices, as well as some mail service, to push fledgling postal workers' strike toward a compromise.
Labor Court to Open in Judea and SamariaThe Justice Ministry and the courts system set to open up a labor court to serve residents of Judea and Samaria, according to documents.
Arab Leftist gets Community Service in Rape Case52-year-old former editor of leftist site gets 6 months community service for sexual blackmail, threats, against Jewish 15-year-old.
Record Number of Arrests this YearPublic Defender's Office says 62,000 arrests were carried out in 2013, the highest number in a decade.
New Law Provides Legal Aid to Survivors on Overdue CompensationThe government is backing a law to provide legal aid to survivors who have not received compensation due them
Livni: I will Streamline Court ProceedingsNew Justice Minister says: "When the wheels of justice grind too slowly, there is no justice!"
Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 MurdersTeitel "committed the deeds ascribed to him out of full consciousness, and willingly chose their results."
Arab Court Appeal Endangers Jewish Return to ‘Peace House’The judicial system again has allowed a PA Arab appeal to ban Jews from returning to the Hevron “Peace House” that a court ruled is theirs.
Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISMDon't get your hopes up. This is not the end of the saga.
‘Everyone Lost in Olmert’s Trial’The Olmert trial left everyone a loser, from Olmert to the prosecution, to the court system itself, says Attorney Yoram Sheftel.
Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe ChargesGovernment prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.
Olmert Guilty on One of Three IndictmentsThe Jerusalem District Court found Olmert guilty on charges of breach of trust but acquitted him on double-billing and receiving cash.
D-Day for Ehud Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?Olmert’s battle against corruption charges ends on Tuesday, when he may become the first-ever Prime Minister convicted of criminal charges.
Proposal: Knesset could Revive Laws the Court NixedJustice Ministry proposal lets Knesset re-legislate laws struck down by the courts with a 65-MK majority.
Two Arabs Attack IDF Soldier in JerusalemSoldier lightly wounded, receives treatment in hospital. Police are looking for attackers.
Conviction of Man Who Called Soldiers 'Nazis' OverturnedThe conviction of an Israeli man who called IDF soldiers “Nazis” was overturned on Thursday, sparing him from a prison sentence.
Ministry: Hold Defendants' Evidence Back for 'Security Needs'The Justice Ministry is seeking to sharply limit the ability of criminal defendants to access information that could help their cases.
Chief Justice Fed Up with Criticism, Calls it IncitementHigh Court Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch railed at critics Wednesday and charged that “incitement” is undermining the judiciary.
Rabbi Eliyahu: Finally, Freedom to Give Halakhic DecisionsRabbi Shmuel Eliyahu thinks the decision to investigate him for his personal opinions - and not his halakhic decisions - marks progress.
Outcry Against High Court Ruling on Terror Master DiraniJudges Procaccia and Joubran rule Hizbullah terror master who tormented IAF pilot Ron Arad may sue Israel for 6 million shekels.
UC Law School: No to PA Lawfare ConferenceA San Francisco college decided at the last minute to back out of sponsoring a PA lawfare conference. Faculty are upset.
Beinisch: Keep Israel's Judges SafeSupreme Court President Beinisch remembers slain judge, calls to protect court system 'so judges can do their work without fear.'
Finance Minister: ‘Spendthrift’ Court Interferes in EconomyThe High Court is a spendthrift panel that tries to replace the government in determining how to spend money, Finance Minister Steinitz charged.
Knesset Bill to Force Courts to ‘Return to Zion’The courts have allowed democracy to swallow Zionism, says MKs Rotem and Levin, who back a bill to make Zionism the basis for court rulings.
Experts to Testify in Suit against PA despite Mazuz's DefianceSeveral of Israel's top intelligence officials will testify in a suit against the PA brought by the owners of the Caffit restaurant in Jerusalem.
Court Overrules Israel Radio Ban on Use of Word ‘Expulsion’A “rose is a rose is a rose” and the same reasoning applies to the “expulsion” of Jews from Gush Katif, the High Court ruled Wednesday.
Scales of Justice: 30-Day Term for Leftist Who Hit PolicemenCourts have taken harsh measures against Jews in Judea and Samaria, but a judge gave only a slap on the wrist to a leftist who struck policemen.
Gov’t Radio Bans the Word "Expulsion" in AdCan government radio ban the use of the term “expulsion” in ads promoting the Gush Katif Museum? The High Court will decide next week.
Soldiers Nab Teen Terrorists who Put Woman in ComaIDF soldiers have arrested two teenage terrorists who put an Israeli woman in a coma in an August attack in Judea.
High Court: Slander is Okay If You Say It in CourtroomWant to slander someone without being sued? Say it in the courtroom and you will get off scot-free, according to High Court ruling.