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

Handclaps for High Court President after Shoe Attack

A middle-aged man hurled his shoes at the High Court president, who was knocked to the ground but later retuned to a round of applause. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/27/2010, 1:49 PM

Peace Now Loses Appeal to Expel Hevron Jews

The High Court has rejected a Peace Now appeal to expel Jews from a military base in Hevron, where they have been living for more than 20 years.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/17/2010, 5:16 PM

Ben-Ari Claims: Likud MKs Perpetuate Left Leaning Court

Ministerial committee turns down proposal of two nationalist-camp MKs to increase the number of Supreme Court justices from 15 to 18. Hillel Fendel, 1/3/2010, 6:04 PM

High Court Opens up Major Artery 443 to PA Arabs

The High Court ruled Tuesday that PA Arabs must be allowed to use Highway 443, which connects Jerusalem with Modi'in and the airport.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/29/2009, 3:56 PM

Knesset Panel Okays Bill Aimed at Pro-Arab Court Ruling

A Knesset committee has approved a bill that would circumvent a High Court ruling nine years ago and allow small Jewish towns to bar Arabs. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/7/2009, 11:05 AM

MK Ben-Ari: Why Barghouti Allowed to Interview?

After Prisons Service failed to punish terrorist Marghouti Bargouti for giving unauthorized media interviews, MK Ben Ari asks court to step in.Gil Ronen, 11/25/2009, 1:23 PM

Peace House Trial – in PA Court?

Hevron Arab attorneys demand to move trial over Peace House to PA court. Maayana Miskin, 11/13/2009, 1:01 PM

'Illegal Bedouin Land Grab near Jerusalem'

The Bedouin land grab has moved to the Jerusalem area. The High Court is to hear on Monday an appeal against the “outposts” near Maaleh Adumim.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/9/2009, 9:48 AM

High Court: Government Decided Too Fast to Free Terrorists

The High Court last year allowed the freeing of 250 terrorists despite warnings of the security danger. Now the Court has waved the red flag. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/5/2009, 1:04 PM

Gov’t Radio Bans Ads for Memorial Services for Rabbi Kahane

The government-regulated radio network banned ads for memorial services for Rabbi Meir Kahane. Reason: The subject is too controversial.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/3/2009, 6:41 PM

Three Years after Amona Expulsion: ‘Orange' Indictments Voided

Two youth were charged in 2006 for assaulting policemen in the violent expulsion at Amona. A court on Tuesday voided the indictment against them.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/27/2009, 6:21 PM

Rocket Terrorist Sentenced to 20 Years in Jail

An Israeli court sentenced a PA terrorist to 20 years in jail for firing a Kassam rocket, infiltrating the border and planning other attacks.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 10/27/2009, 4:17 PM

Court Orders Government to Dismantle, Rebuild Fence

The High Court condemed the state for failing to fulfill an order from three years ago demanding that portions of the security fence be dismantled.David Lev, 10/7/2009, 7:00 AM

Mothers' Group to IDF: Back Soldiers in Court

Founders of “Mother's Voice” group asked to meet Chief of Staff but were turned down.Gil Ronen, 10/5/2009, 5:20 AM

Nationalists Lose in Court to Police, Ordered to Pay

Activists Marzel and Ben-Gvir lose court case and are ordered to pay NIS 13,000. 'We're still ahead,' the two say.Maayana Miskin, 9/9/2009, 9:40 PM

‘War Crime’ Suit against Canadian Firm that Builds in Yesha

Is it a “war crime” to build for Jews in Yesha? An Arab village wants a Canadian court to convict a construction firm that “conspired with Israel."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/23/2009, 10:02 PM