Defend the Jewish Democratic stateThe dictum of Aharon Barak, President of the Supreme Court of Israel (1995-2006), that “everything is justiciable”, makes nonsense of the rule of law, as well as Israel’s reputation as a democracy. It renders Israel a judicial despotism.
Supreme Court Judge Edmund Levy Would Not Bow DownIn memoriam. Judge Edmond Levy passed away last week. A man of supreme integrity and ability, he had the courage to write clear dissenting opinions in an otherwise homogeneous Supreme Court led by Aharon Barak and Dorit Beinisch.
Barak Attacks Marriage Laws, Supports Same-Sex MarriageFormer Israeli Supreme Court Chief Justice opines that the nation's marriage laws infringe human rights, calls for same-sex marriage.
Judge Robert Bork, Critic of Aharon Barak, DiesBork was disqualified from serving in the Supreme Court in a highly partisan Senate hearing.
Beinisch Can Give No More RulingsThree months after her retirement, former Supreme Court President can no longer publish decisions.
MK Katz: Zionism will Survive Aharon BarakFormer Supreme Court President denies he ever said "everything is justiciable."
Legal Expert: Supreme Court Activism is OverLegal expert Dr. Haim Shain welcomes the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court. "Former Chief Justice Barak's policy is over."