Supreme Court to hear cases against Netanyahu

Supreme Court to hold 2-day panel next week on petitions to ban Netanyahu from forming government over his indictments.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/28/2020, 5:10 PM

Supreme Court okays holding terrorists' bodies

Supreme Court allows IDF to hold terrorists' bodies for negotiations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/9/2019, 3:58 PM

High Court approves de-funding of Al Midan threater

High Court justices rule controversial theater lost budgetary support from Culture Ministry due to loss level of performance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/22/2019, 4:46 PM

Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Justices release document explaining decision to bar Otma Yedudit candidate and former MK, Dr. Michael Ben Ari, from running for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/18/2019, 6:14 PM

'Obeying the law is more important than obeying court rulings'

MK Smotrich attacks Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut for criticism of Justice Minister Ohana. 'Comments must be viewed with severity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/13/2019, 1:58 PM

Supreme Court Chief Justice rebukes Justice Minister

Esther Hayut in unprecedented statement against Justice Minister Amir Ohana, 'Between this worldview and anarchy - the road is short.'Mordechai Sones, 6/13/2019, 12:27 PM

PM meets with Supreme Court Chief Justice and Deputy Justice

The three note importance of substantive and respectful dialogue between government branches.Mordechai Sones, 5/28/2019, 10:56 PM

Judicial Dictatorship in Israel is not Democracy

Why does Israel need judicial reform? The Court's hearing on Otzma Yehudit is a telling example of judicial disdain for the Knesset. Ariel Natan Pasko, 3/15/2019, 11:54 AM

'I hope High Court will not mess with Election Committee'

Supreme Court president, National Union leader argue in hearing on candidacy of Michael Ben Ari.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 7:16 PM

MK Smotrich rebukes Chief Justice: 'Don't belittle legislature'

Sharp confrontation develops between MK Betzalel Smotrich and Chief Justice Esther Hayut during hearing on Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir appeal.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2019, 3:27 PM

Smugglers route enforcement direct result of Regavim petition

Regavim: 'Instead of preventing creation of road in first place, Civil Administration takes ineffective steps to catch up.'Mordechai Sones, 2/19/2019, 11:49 PM

Supreme Court chief slams Shaked for 'politicizing' court

Justice Esther Hayut says court shouldn't be political, blasts Bennett and Shaked's effort to add conservative justices to the High Court.Tzvi Lev, 1/3/2019, 8:37 PM

Judge involved in collusion scandal will not be dismissed

High Court overturns ruling banning Judge Ronit Poznansky-Katz from the bench. Judge was accused of collusion ahead of 'Case 4000' hearing.Tzvi Lev, 12/27/2018, 9:06 PM

Supreme court chief justice in belligerent speech: 'Incitement'

'Criticism by elected officials of the judges sometimes borders on incitement,' says Esther Hayut at event marking 70 years of judiciary.Orli Harari, 10/23/2018, 3:52 PM

Infiltrators to be housed next to Supreme Court Chief Justice

Jewish businessmen purchase Tel Aviv apartments for Eritrean infiltrators.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/29/2018, 1:45 PM

'One of the most prominent female Jewish judges in the world'

US Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg meets with members of Israel's Supreme Court after winning Genesis lifetime achievement award.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/5/2018, 5:50 PM

New court protocol following 'text messaging affair'

Supreme court chief justice issues new rules relating to pre-indictment interactions between judges and prosecutors.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 7/1/2018, 2:21 PM

Supreme Court Chief Justice hires media adviser

In a first, communications adviser for the court appointed. MK Smotrich: 'When the justice system does its job, it won't need a PR person.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/5/2018, 4:48 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition against Impeachment Law

Court unanimously rejects petition against law allowing Knesset to expel MKs who express racism or support for terrorism.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2018, 10:56 PM

Netanyahu against immediate passage of Overrule Clause

PM asks Bennett, Shaked, not to bring bill allowing Knesset to override Supreme Court for a vote.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/3/2018, 8:49 PM

Chief Justice warns of 'danger to democracy'

Prime Minister, Justice Minister, Chief Justice, and Deputy Justice Melcer discuss Overrule Clause for about two hours.Mordechai Sones, 4/29/2018, 2:17 PM

Today: Overrule Clause meeting between Netanyahu and Hayut

Prime Minister and Chief Justice meet today in attempt to find compromise on Overrule Clause enactment. Will 65 MK majority be accepted?Mordechai Sones, 4/29/2018, 9:58 AM

Netanyahu agrees to Chief Justice's demands

Chief Justice Esther Hayut conditions meeting to discuss Overrule Clause with delay in passing of the law to override the Supreme Court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/23/2018, 7:41 PM

Arabs will participate in 'joint memorial ceremony'

Supreme Court cancels Defense Minister's decision to ban PA Arabs from participating in 'Israeli-Palestinian memorial day event.'Ido Ben Porat, 4/17/2018, 11:03 AM

Supreme Court: So there is no infiltrator agreement

Chief Justice Esther Hayut dismisses State's claim that agreement on illegal infiltrators is close with Uganda.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/10/2018, 5:27 PM

Chief Justice suspends judge who colluded ahead of hearing

Judge requests extension of sabbatical but Chief Justice Hayut refuses. It is agreed that judge will be suspended until further decision.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 3/22/2018, 12:24 PM

Hundreds demonstrate against 'judicial dictatorship'

Supreme Court acting 'just like in Iran,' activists say.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2018, 10:01 PM

Shaked: Judge to face disciplinary hearing over collusion

Judge who coordinated upcoming hearing for case involving ex-Netanyahu aide will face disciplinary hearing, say Justice Min., chief justice.David Rosenberg, 2/28/2018, 11:40 AM

No criminal charges for judge who colluded ahead of trial

Judge who coordinated her decision on upcoming trial will face disciplinary action - but no criminal charges.David Rosenberg, 2/27/2018, 6:27 PM

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

Yariv Levin blasts Jewish Home minister Ayelet Shaked, Supreme Court chief justice over handling of court collusion scandal.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2018, 12:03 PM

Supreme Court President testifies to police

Justice Esther Hayut provides police with testimony regarding suspicions of attempt by Netanyahu associate to bribe another judge.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/21/2018, 2:07 AM

'Why should women not be allowed to use Torah scroll?'

Supreme Court judges discuss petitions of Reform and Women of Wall against cancellation of Wall plan in expanded panel of seven judges.Mordechai Sones, 1/14/2018, 1:07 PM

District Court Judges claim Justice Hayut promotes associates

Publication of candidates for promotion to Supreme Court arouses protest among district judges, who claim Chief Justice promotes associates.Mordechai Sones, 12/24/2017, 11:44 AM

Shaked: Supreme Court ignoring reality

Justice Minister accuses High Court of ignoring the Knesset and the will of the people, vows to restore separation of powers.Tzvi Lev, 12/21/2017, 10:22 PM

'Stop complaining about the court and take action'

Justice Minister Shaked calls on coalition to support law regulating relationship between justice system and Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/20/2017, 11:29 AM

Chief Justice joined meetings of committee she wasn't part of

Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut attended meetings to choose justices - even though she wasn't on the committee.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/15/2017, 8:41 AM

'Supreme Court endangers Israel's democracy'

Tel Aviv activist Sheffi Paz is re-arrested, Im Tirtzu CEO Peleg says Supreme Court's activism endangers Israel's democracy.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/2/2017, 11:56 PM

South Tel Aviv activist arrested

Israel Police arrest Sheffi Paz for coming to close to Supreme Court Chief Justice Hayut's home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/26/2017, 12:01 AM

'Continued damage to Israel's basic values and character'

Former Defense Minister Ya'alon slams PM Netanyahu for 'trying to buy time' at the expense of the Israeli public.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/28/2017, 8:08 PM

'Esther Hayut - restore sanity to the Supreme Court'

Residents of south Tel Aviv hold alternative swearing-in for incoming High Court president, demand that discriminatory policy end.Mordechai Sones, 10/26/2017, 9:20 PM

Esther Hayut sworn-in as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

PM, President, and MKs attend swearing-in ceremony of new Supreme Court head, speak of need to prevent judicial overreach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/26/2017, 6:38 PM

Esther Hayut chosen as Israel's new Supreme Court chief justice

Chief Justice Miriam Naor to be replaced by Esther Hayut.David Rosenberg, 9/5/2017, 11:48 AM

Will Supreme Court's secret database finally be revealed?

Legal forum calls on expected incoming Supreme Court Chief Justice to publish secret list of judges held by her predecessor.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/3/2017, 5:46 PM

Supreme Court Pushes Govt. To Enlist Hareidim

Judges demand govt. speed up legislative proceedings in drafting new hareidi IDF enlistment law.Ari Yashar, 1/14/2014, 4:04 PM