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Report: Israel Much More 'Lawyered Up' Than EU

For many Israeli mothers, “my son the lawyer” is a dream come true, as Israel boasts four times more lawyers than EU states.Moshe Cohen, 11/27/2014, 1:12 PM

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday

Legal services to stop in law offices, as well as some mail service, to push fledgling postal workers' strike toward a compromise.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 9:07 PM

Labor Court to Open in Judea and Samaria

The Justice Ministry and the courts system set to open up a labor court to serve residents of Judea and Samaria, according to documents.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 12:21 PM

Arab Leftist gets Community Service in Rape Case

52-year-old former editor of leftist site gets 6 months community service for sexual blackmail, threats, against Jewish 15-year-old.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 6:16 PM

Record Number of Arrests this Year

Public Defender's Office says 62,000 arrests were carried out in 2013, the highest number in a decade.Gil Ronen, 9/16/2013, 1:00 PM

New Law Provides Legal Aid to Survivors

The government is backing a law to provide legal aid to survivors who have not received compensation due themDavid Lev, 6/2/2013, 7:23 PM

Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

New Justice Minister says: "When the wheels of justice grind too slowly, there is no justice!"Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 12:07 PM

Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 Murders

Teitel "committed the deeds ascribed to him out of full consciousness, and willingly chose their results."Gil Ronen, 1/16/2013, 10:26 PM

Arab Court Appeal Bars Jews from ‘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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 9:47 AM

Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISM

Don't get your hopes up. This is not the end of the saga. Lee Kaplan, Head of Stop the ISM, 8/28/2012, 3:28 PM

‘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. Maayana Miskin, 7/13/2012, 10:40 AM

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Government prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2012, 11:32 AM

Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

The Jerusalem District Court found Olmert guilty on charges of breach of trust but acquitted him on double-billing and receiving cash.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 9:27 AM

D-Day for 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 7:11 AM

Proposal: Knesset could Revive Laws Court Nixed

Justice Ministry proposal lets Knesset re-legislate laws struck down by the courts with a 65-MK majority.Gil Ronen, 4/8/2012, 7:40 PM

Two Arabs Attack IDF Soldier in Jerusalem

Soldier lightly wounded, receives treatment in hospital. Police are looking for attackers.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2012, 10:08 PM

Conviction for Calling Soldiers Nazis Overturned

The conviction of an Israeli man who called IDF soldiers “Nazis” was overturned on Thursday, sparing him from a prison sentence.David Lev, 1/19/2012, 3:18 PM

Ministry: Hold 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.David Lev, 12/29/2011, 11:50 AM

Chief JusticeFed Up with Critics

High Court Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch railed at critics Wednesday and charged that “incitement” is undermining the judiciary. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/1/2011, 10:25 PM

Rabbi Eliyahu: Finally, Freedom for Decisions

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu thinks the decision to investigate him for his personal opinions - and not his halakhic decisions - marks progress.David Lev, 11/24/2011, 2:13 PM

High Court Pro-Dirani

Judges Procaccia and Joubran rule Hizbullah terror master who tormented IAF pilot Ron Arad may sue Israel for 6 million shekels.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2011, 4:35 PM

UC Law School: No PA Conference

A San Francisco college decided at the last minute to back out of sponsoring a PA lawfare conference. Faculty are upset.Chana Ya'ar, 4/14/2011, 12:00 PM

Beinisch: Keep Judges Safe

Supreme Court President Beinisch remembers slain judge, calls to protect court system 'so judges can do their work without fear.'Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2010, 10:51 PM

‘Court Decides Economic Policy’

The High Court is a spendthrift panel that tries to replace the government in determining how to spend money, Finance Minister Steinitz charged.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/15/2009, 10:59 AM

‘Return Zionism to Courts’

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 12/9/2009, 9:16 AM

Cafe Owners Suing PA Over Attack

Several of Israel's top intelligence officials will testify in a suit against the PA brought by the owners of the Caffit restaurant in Jerusalem.David Lev, 11/23/2009, 7:19 AM

Court Overrules 'Expulsion' Gag

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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/28/2009, 12:51 PM

Slap on Wrist for Leftist

Courts 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.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/21/2009, 1:17 PM

Free Speech and ‘Expulsion’

Can government radio ban the use of the term “expulsion” in ads promoting the Gush Katif Museum? The High Court will decide next week.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/1/2009, 11:12 AM

Soldiers Nab Judea Attackers

IDF soldiers have arrested two teenage terrorists who put an Israeli woman in a coma in an August attack in Judea. Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2009, 7:42 PM

Judges Legalize Slander in Court

Want to slander someone without being sued? Say it in the courtroom and you will get off scot-free, according to High Court ruling. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2009, 1:08 PM