Defend the Jewish Democratic state

The 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. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 6/6/2016, 11:02 PM

Supreme Court Judge Edmund Levy Would Not Bow Down

In 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. Nachi Eyal, Legal Forum, 3/16/2014, 6:31 AM

Barak Attacks Marriage Laws, Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Former Israeli Supreme Court Chief Justice opines that the nation's marriage laws infringe human rights, calls for same-sex marriage.Ari Yashar, 10/29/2013, 3:13 PM

Judge Robert Bork, Critic of Aharon Barak, Dies

Bork was disqualified from serving in the Supreme Court in a highly partisan Senate hearing.Gil Ronen, 12/19/2012, 9:03 PM

Beinisch Can Give No More Rulings

Three months after her retirement, former Supreme Court President can no longer publish decisions.Gil Ronen, 5/28/2012, 12:06 PM

MK Katz: Zionism will Survive Aharon Barak

Former Supreme Court President denies he ever said "everything is justiciable." Gil Ronen, 2/21/2012, 4:59 PM

Legal Expert: Supreme Court Activism is Over

Legal expert Dr. Haim Shain welcomes the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court. "Former Chief Justice Barak's policy is over."Elad Benari, 1/9/2012, 6:13 AM