Attorney: If Yaakov Teitel Were Arab, He'd Get More Privileges

Rehavia Piltz, the attorney for Yaakov Teitel, complains that Arab security prisoners were treated better than his client.Moshe Cohen, 6/17/2015, 10:12 PM

Jerusalem Remains a City without a Country

The US Administration obstinately refuses to recognize Israel's capital.Jay Shapiro, 6/15/2015, 3:13 AM

Rabbi Pinto: My Suffering Saves Jews From 'Judgment'

Rabbi Yoshiyahu Pinto told followers that his suffering in being tried for bribery "will save the Jewish people from “a difficult judgment."Moshe Cohen, 4/15/2015, 5:46 PM

PA Will Stand Trial in New York for Terrorism

Shurat Hadin wins major decision as court date set in $1 billion lawsuit against PA and PLO for committing and supporting terrorist attacks.Ari Yashar, 11/20/2014, 9:46 PM

Israel Initiates Free Legal Representation for Poor

The Israel Lawyers Forum has authorized rules to appoint attorneys for those who cannot afford to pay for them.Yosef Berger, 5/11/2014, 9:45 PM

Arab-Israeli Islamist Convicted Again for Rioting and Disorder

Senior Israeli Muslim cleric Sheikh Raed Salah was convicted Thursday of rioting and prevent a peace officer from performing his job.Yaakov Levi , 4/10/2014, 1:57 PM

Bus Company to Pay for 'Choking' Passengers

Passengers at 'the most polluted site in Israel' can expect some cash relief, a Jerusalem court ruled.Moshe Cohen, 4/10/2014, 8:08 AM

Life Sentence for Murder of Man who Just Wanted Quiet

Eden Ohayon convicted in murder of Be’er Sheva man who asked him to quiet down so his daughter could sleep.Maayana Miskin, 3/9/2014, 2:44 PM

Longest Trial Ever: Two Sentenced 23 Years After Crime

23 years after the events themselves, and 11 years after an indictment was first handed down, 2 Israelis were sentenced for embezzlingDavid Lev, 2/10/2014, 12:41 AM

Court, Towns Say No to Hareidi Schools in Secular Areas

Children attending a hareidi religious school in the central Israel town of Kadima protested after a court ordered the school closed.David Lev, 1/5/2014, 8:53 PM

Att'y Ben-Gvir Wins Legal Precedent For Samaria Minor

Nationalist attorney wins case for minor arrested by Ariel police who 'forgot' to inform his parents, says will force police consideration.Ari Yashar, 12/17/2013, 8:37 PM

US Couple in Qatar Charged with Starving Daughter

In Qatar for husband's engineering work for 2022 World Cup project, couple accused of killing adopted 8 year old daughter.Ari Yashar, 12/4/2013, 9:38 AM

French Court Upholds Firing of Muslim Woman Over Headscarf

A Paris appeals court upholds right of kindergarten to fire Muslim who insisted on wearing hijab headscarf.Ari Yashar, 11/27/2013, 2:32 PM

Egypt's Brotherhood Challenges Verdict That Seized Group Funds

Muslim Brotherhood tries to appeal a court verdict which seized group funds. Brotherhood says it was issued by an "incompetent court."Kochava Rozenbaum , 10/8/2013, 12:45 AM

Court Orders ‘Talkback’ ID Revealed

Court orders Haaretz to reveal information on person who sent talkback criticizing ministry.Maayana Miskin, 8/18/2013, 12:21 PM

Israeli Court Awards Liquidation of 'Better Place'

Israeli court awards liquidation of all Israel-based assets and Swiss-based intellectual property of recently-bankrupt Better Place.Rina Tzvi , 7/10/2013, 10:22 PM

Jerusalem Court Orders Transparency of Arab Landowners

Jerusalem court orders state to provide Jewish residents in Judea and Samaria with information on the identities of nearby Arabs landowners.Rina Tzvi , 7/9/2013, 10:16 PM

Amsterdam Court: Anne Frank Museum Must Return Archives

Amsterdam court orders Anne Frank museum to return archives on loan from a Swiss foundation set up by the father of the Jewish teenager.Rina Tzvi , 6/27/2013, 2:14 AM

'Gun Negligent' Father Gets Community Service For Son's Shooting

A man whose son killed a fellow thirteen year old classmate with his gun was sentenced to 350 hours of community service instead of jail.David Lev, 6/18/2013, 2:46 AM

Times Square Anti-Semitic 'Elmo' Charged with Extortion

New York City's anti-Semitic 'Elmo' attempted to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts, in another provocation since last year's tirade.Rina Tzvi , 6/9/2013, 2:42 PM

NJ Father Wears Nazi Uniform to Child Custody Hearing

A New Jersey man, best known for naming his son Adolf Hitler, arrived in court on Monday wearing a Nazi uniform.Arutz Sheva staff, 6/4/2013, 3:10 PM

‘Jewish Terrorist’ Appeals Life Sentence

Jack Teitel’s attorneys say court that handed down life sentence overlooked his mental state.Maayana Miskin, 5/21/2013, 2:10 PM

Trial of Prominent German Neo-Nazi Cell Postponed

Munich court said Monday it would delay the beginning of trial proceedings of neo-Nazi cell to allow for a new media accreditation process.Arutz Sheva, 4/16/2013, 6:30 PM

US Budget Cuts Could Delay Trial of Bin Laden Son-In-Law

The highly anticipated trial of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law could be delayed due to U.S. federal budget cuts.Arutz Sheva staff, 4/9/2013, 1:41 PM

Court Awards Prime Yesha Land to Jordanian Arabs

95 dunams (23.4 acres) next to the Israeli town of Alfei Menashe will be handed over to the descendants of Arabs who fled Israel in 1967David Lev, 4/5/2013, 12:16 AM

Egyptian Court Acquits Jewish Leader of Fraud

President of the Egyptian Jewish community acquitted of fraud and embezzlement of $450,000, the Egyptian Independent reported. Arutz Sheva staff, 3/4/2013, 1:40 PM

Hungarian Court Annuls Religious Recognition Law

Hungary annuls part of a controversial law that ended official recognition and state funding for scores of religious communities. Arutz Sheva. , 2/26/2013, 9:51 PM

Court Removes Gag Order on Mysterious Australian Prisoner X

Israeli court removes gag order on investigation into Prisoner X, an Australian who allegedly committed suicide in prison in 2010.Arutz Sheva staff, 2/13/2013, 10:16 AM

ICC Orders Libya to Hand Over Qaddafi's Former Spy Chief

International Criminal Court judges demand Libya hand over Qaddafi's former spy chief.Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/8/2013, 12:15 AM

Judge Orders US Government to Stop Censoring 9/11 Hearings

A military judge ordered the US government to stop censoring pre-trial 9/11 hearings from outside the courtroom.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/31/2013, 7:57 PM

Court Rules: Texas Jewish Inmate Should Be Served Kosher Food

A Jewish man imprisoned for murder in Texas should be served kosher meals, a federal appeals court ruled. Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/1/2013, 8:38 PM

State Must Pay Arabs for Erroneous Murder Conviction

The state must pay two Israeli Arab men for a wrongful murder conviction, the Nazareth District Court ruled Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 12/26/2012, 3:59 PM

Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Harsh criticism over the IDF Chief Rabbi’s stance on Disengagement puts rabbi in court.Maayana Miskin, 12/25/2012, 8:05 PM

Former Chief Rabbi Indicted

Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron was indicted for allegedly forging Rabbinate certifications for soldiers and police. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/24/2012, 12:07 PM

Mother of 'I Am Bomb, Jihad' T-Shirt Boy Appears in French Court

The mother and uncle of a three-year-old boy named Jihad appeared in French court Wednesday for sending him to school in "I am a bomb" shirtRachel Hirshfeld , 12/20/2012, 12:44 AM

Abbas to Pursue Israel at Criminal Court Over Housing Plans

PA chairman Abbas said “Palestine” could pursue Israel at International Criminal Court if it pushes ahead with housing plans.Rachel Hirshfeld, 12/11/2012, 7:10 PM

German Court Drops Investigation into Nazi Massacre in Italy

German court drops investigation into 17 former Nazi SS soldiers for taking part in the wartime massacre of 560 citizens in Italian village.Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/3/2012, 1:35 PM

Police: Guard’s Murder Wasn’t Terrorism

Police tell a Petach Tikva court that the Arab Israeli men who murdered a security guard in Samaria should not be considered terrorists. Maayana Miskin, 9/13/2012, 6:51 PM

Families of 9/11 Victims Appeal NY Court Decision on Remains

Relatives of victims of Sept. 11 attacks are appealing a court decision that will decide where unidentified remains will rest. Rachel Hirshfeld, 8/20/2012, 1:17 PM

Longest Serving Female Inmate in US Released from Prison

Betty Smithey, the longest-incarcerated woman in America, was released from custody after serving 49 years in prison for murdering an infantRachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 7:24 PM

Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Australia's High Court ruled that suspected Nazi war criminal cannot be extradited to Hungary to face war crimes accusations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/15/2012, 12:02 PM

Judge Overrules Jewish Mother, OKs 10-Year-Old Child's Baptism

A British judge has allowed a 10-year-old Jewish child to convert to Christianity against her Jewish mother’s wishes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/5/2012, 10:26 AM

Hotel Shangri-La Discrimination Case Heats Up

A discrimination case involving a group of L.A. Jews, affiliated with a pro-Israel organization, and a Muslim hotel owner began on July 26. Rachel Hirshfeld , 7/31/2012, 9:21 AM

NY Deli to Continue Selling Kosher 'Heart-Attack' Sandwiches

A U.S. District Court Judge in Manhattan ruled that the 2nd Avenue Deli may keep selling its "Instant Heart Attack" sandwich.Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/9/2012, 1:13 PM

Reform to Add ‘Second Degree Murder’ Charge

A proposed legal reform would add a charge for non-premeditated murder, putting killers behind bars for longer.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2012, 9:38 PM

Court Rules Survivor's Family Must Return Artifact to Berlin

A court ruled that the family of a Holocaust survivor must return a 3,200-year-old artifact to a German museum. Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 9:46 AM

‘Resident’ Status Given in Ramat Migron

Residents of Ramat Migron follow Mitzpe Avichai man in being recognized as “permanent residents” of their outpost home. Maayana Miskin, 5/18/2012, 11:59 AM

ADL: Court Decision to Fine Journalist 'Turns World Upside Down'

The Anti-Defamation League criticized court decision to fine Italian journalist who had courage to speak out against an anti-Semitic cartoonRachel Hirshfeld, 5/15/2012, 4:07 PM

Nationalists Guilty of Using Carrier Pigeons?

A judge rejects a government appeal not to release nationalists jailed under British Mandate laws. Did they use carrier pigeons or SMS?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/15/2012, 2:24 PM

High Court: Talmon "Outpost" Neighborhood Can Stay

Despite criticizing the move, the High Court said it would not dispute the authorization of a new neighborhood (ie "outpost") in Talmon.David Lev, 11/21/2011, 11:14 AM

MKs Propose to Stop Leftist Groups from Abusive Lawsuits

A new proposal would prevent leftist groups from unilaterally suing on behalf of alleged "victims" when those victims do not wish to sue.David Lev, 11/16/2011, 9:30 PM

Court: IDF Does Not Have to Compensate for Gaza Attack

The IDF does not have to compensate the family of a Gaza Arab killed during an IDF raid against terrorists, a court ruled Thursday.David Lev, 10/27/2011, 11:51 AM

Court: Jewish Town Required to Let Arab Couple Move In

The High Court is forcing a Galilee town to allow an Arab couple to build a home there - even though tests show that they won't fit in.David Lev, 9/13/2011, 9:02 PM

MKs: Court Decision on TA Tents Shows System's Hypocrisy

A Tel Aviv court ordered the city to halt demolitions of TA tent cities because they have been on the ground for more than a month.David Lev, 9/8/2011, 1:43 PM

Law Would Keep Suspects' Names Out of Public Eye for 48 Hours

A new law would prevent publishing the names of suspects under investigation for at least 48 hours.David Lev, 7/26/2011, 7:44 PM

Justice and the Judges

"Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may live and inherit the land which the Lord your God gives you." But what does Justice really mean?Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple, 8/12/2010, 8:27 PM

Illegal Entrants Subject to Israeli Court Jurisdiction

A Tel Aviv judge determines that Israel's courts may judge cases involving non-citizens who entered the country illegally.Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2010, 9:33 PM