Meir Shamgar, former Supreme Court chief justice, dead at 94

Former chief justice Meir Shamgar, who headed Israeli Supreme Court from 1983 to 1995, led inquiry into Rabin assassination, dead at 94.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/18/2019, 10:34 AM

Supreme Court: Malka Leifer to remain under arrest

Supreme Court overturns district court's decision to release alleged sex offender to house arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2019, 8:13 AM

Supreme Court dismisses appeal of Barkan terrorist's brother

Amjad Na'alwa, who was convicted of failing to stop his brother from carrying out a terrorist attack, will serve another year in prison.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/10/2019, 4:46 PM

Supreme Court prevents terrorist meeting his lawyer

Supreme Court approves preventing Dolev terror squad head meeting with lawyer on grounds 'essential for area security.'Mordechai Sones, 10/7/2019, 8:26 PM

Supreme Court rejects Yigal Amir's appeal

Amir's rights were taken away due to a phone call in which he tried to convince a rap star to join a political party for his release.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/6/2019, 9:23 PM

'The State of Israel's allowed to say "enough"'

Supreme Court discusses BDS operative Omar Shakir's petition against Interior Minister decision not to extend his work visa in Israel.Hezki Baruch, 9/24/2019, 4:01 PM

Yigal Amir appears at High Court following petition

Yigal Amir, who's serving a life sentence for the murder of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin filed an urgent petition due to 'denial of rights.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/19/2019, 6:21 PM

Goldin family: Netanyahu has no more excuses

Hadar Goldin's parents respond to Supreme Court ruling that the state can hold terrorists' bodies.Ben Ariel, 9/10/2019, 5:45 AM

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

Why is Israel's Supreme Court unjust?

Walter's World's 750th show examines what could prevent right-wing from winning a majority. Also: How does the Supreme Court relate?Walter Bingham, 8/30/2019, 6:39 PM

Law, Democracy & the Supreme Court's power play

Interview with Machon Shilo head Rabbi David Bar-Hayim.Mordechai Sones, 8/29/2019, 9:43 AM

Haredi party promises law bypassing Supreme Court

New UTJ campaign warns Supreme Court will continue 'interfering' in haredi community's lives.Hezki Baruch, Chana Roberts, 8/26/2019, 11:35 AM

Supreme Court disqualifies Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supreme Court disqualifies Baruch Marzel and Bentzi Gopstein from running in election, but says rest of candidates can run.Ido Ben Porat, 8/26/2019, 5:00 AM

Supreme Court discusses disqualification of Otzma Yehudit

Hearing called for by leftist parties and Reform movement to disqualify Otzma party from running for Knesset begins.Hezki Baruch, 8/22/2019, 9:29 AM

Supreme Court intervenes in the middle of the concert

Supreme Court rules that Nazareth Court exceeded its authority by canceling ruling on gender segregated concert in Afula.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2019, 11:18 PM

Be'er Sheva court: Arab squatters must reimburse Israel

Be'er Sheva District Court okays gov't petition, orders leaders of illegal 'Al Arakib' squatters camp to reimburse State's expenses.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/7/2019, 3:05 PM

Woman sues MD for not asking about her religious beliefs

Israel's Supreme Court rejects the appeal of a woman who gave birth to a baby with Down syndrome.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/6/2019, 9:20 PM

Number of infiltrators leaving Israel surges

Despite Supreme Court blocking government plans to deport illegal immigrants, voluntary self-deportations up 57% since 2018.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/9/2019, 2:02 PM

Status quo violations on Temple Mount continue

Four suspects detained for transporting room dividers to install in structure transformed illegally into Temple Mount's newest mosque.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2019, 1:49 PM

IDF to allow Reform military funerals

State representative announces to Supreme Court that Reform rabbi or 'rabbah' will be permitted to hold military funeral ceremonies.Mordechai Sones, 7/4/2019, 11:31 AM

Is cheating wife entitled to half of her husband's home?

Supreme Court grants additional hearing after women's groups protest ruling denying unfaithful wife half of husband's previously-owned home.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 6/18/2019, 2:58 PM

Evacuation of illegal Bedouin settlement - only after elections?

Government requests 6-month extension for court-ordered demolition of illegal Bedouin settlement east of Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/17/2019, 1:56 PM

Supreme Court throws out pro-family group's appeal

Hazon, a pro-family group, points out that 'freedom of expression' applies only to those supporting 'dad and dad.'Ido Ben Porat, 6/5/2019, 12:44 PM

Supreme Court halts deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Israeli Supreme Court freezes deportation order against Omar Shakir, regional director of Human Rights Watch.Marcy Oster, JTA, 6/3/2019, 6:37 PM

Did police mislead Temple Mount worshippers?

Police announce in court it would do everything to open Mount as usual, precluding Court intervention; since then site remains closed.Mordechai Sones, 5/20/2019, 9:55 PM

Court backs closure of Temple Mount to Jews on Jerusalem Day

Supreme Court rejects appeal against closing Temple Mount to Jews on Jerusalem Day, backs police decision bar Jews because of Ramadan.Marcy Oster, JTA, 5/16/2019, 3:54 PM

Left Israel? Don't lose your identity card

Supreme Court upholds State's refusal to issue ID cards to Israeli who emigrated.Michal Levi, 5/14/2019, 6:35 PM

New coalition plans major limitations on Supreme Court power

Likud, United Right, document includes banning Supreme Court from overturning laws, Attorney General from tying Knesset members' hands.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/13/2019, 10:55 AM

The Duma plea bargain

The court is basing their evidence upon testimony which was disqualified after it was found to be forced under prolonged torture and extreme duress. A letter from the minor's parents follows the article. Chaya Chava Shulman, 5/12/2019, 2:20 PM

100 PA Arabs to be allowed to enter Israel

Supreme Court accepts petition against PM decision not to allow PA participation in 'joint memorial ceremony'.Mordechai Sones, 5/6/2019, 5:41 PM

Shaked to Aharon Barak: Knesset traumatized by judicial activism

Outgoing Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks at a Nationality Law seminar with former Supreme Court president Barak in the audience.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/4/2019, 10:09 PM

Court delays Israel's deportation of Human Rights Watch official

Supreme Court delays deportation of Human Rights Watch official who called for boycott of Jewish businesses in Judea and Samaria.AFP, 5/2/2019, 8:20 PM

Supreme Court censures Land Authority: Release data to Regavim

Regavim movement: 'Classic case of official negligence enabling creeping illegal takeover of state land.'Mordechai Sones, 4/30/2019, 6:55 PM

Supreme Court rejects petition against Netanyahu forming gvmt

'Petition before us reveals no grounds for intervention in decision of President of State,' judges Barak, Elron, Gruskoff rule.Mordechai Sones, 4/23/2019, 8:15 PM

MK Avi Dichter: Wrong and unfair attack

'Yariv Levin is a very smart man. Nobody really knows what he intends to do if he becomes justice minister,' Dichter says.Hezki Baruch, 4/19/2019, 12:23 PM

'Declaration of war on the Supreme Court'

Officials in the justice system afraid of the next Justice Minister: We are going to have a particularly difficult time.Ben Ariel, 4/19/2019, 3:43 AM

Home of Rabbi Ettinger's murderer will be destroyed

Supreme Court rejects petition by family of terrorist who murdered Rabbi Ahiad Ettinger and Gal Keidan against the demolition of his home.Ben Ariel, 4/17/2019, 3:08 AM

Petition rejected, green light to establish medical faculty

Petition by Professors in Hebrew University and Weizmann Institute of Science against opening Ariel University Medicine Faculty rejected.Mordechai Sones, 4/15/2019, 3:49 PM

Liberman petitions against DNA testing

Yisrael Beyteinu party submits Supreme Court petition to cancel DNA tests for immigrants from former Soviet Union to prove Jewishness.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/7/2019, 4:41 PM

Supreme Court petition to evacuate Khan al-Ahmar

Regavim demands Prime Minister fulfill commitment and evacuate illegal Bedouin outpost located on road to Ma'aleh Adumim.Mordechai Sones, 4/2/2019, 8:09 PM

Smotrich: Repair the injustice, allow us to correct the list

National Union chair addresses Supreme Court hearing on petitions against decision not to allow promotion of Ben-Gvir on United Right list.Hezki Baruch, 3/27/2019, 8:06 PM

No changes to United Right-Wing list

Elections committee rejects request by Union of Right-Wing Parties to alter Knesset slate after Supreme Court disqualified candidate.Hezki Baruch, 3/24/2019, 9:27 PM

'They're doing all they can so we won't be in the Knesset'

Central Elections Committee discusses rightist union's request to bump Itamar Ben-Gvir to 5th place, after Michael Ben-Ari disqualified.Hezki Baruch, 3/21/2019, 12:46 PM

'Unfortunate decision that will harm public trust'

Retired Judge Menachem Ne'eman questions Michael Ben-Ari's disqualification, calls for enactment of Overrule Clause.Benny Toker, 3/18/2019, 8:26 PM

Proposal: Knesset to choose Supreme Court judges

Justice Minister Shaked reveals plan to delineate Supreme Court's boundaries and authority, allow gov't to choose justices, legal advisers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 1:52 PM

Kahlon slams Supreme Court decision to ban Otzma candidate

'Our democracy is strong enough to allow Michael Ben-Ari to participate,' says Finance Minister, after court bars Ben-Ari from Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 11:46 AM

Smotrich calls urgent Knesset meeting to cancel court decision

MK Bezalel Smotrich calls for urgent Knesset meeting, aims to pass law removing Supreme Court's ability to approve or disqualify candidates.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/18/2019, 9:27 AM

Arab parties in, Otzma Yehudit candidate out

Court overturns election committee decision to permit former MK Michael Ben-Ari to run for 21st Knesset - but permits Arab parties to run.David Rosenberg, 3/17/2019, 7:56 PM

National Union leader: Supreme Court is not in charge

MK Bezalel Smotrich warns that if Otzma Yehudit candidate is disqualified, Israel will need 'mountain of votes' to bring court down to size.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/17/2019, 10:59 AM

'They will not decide, the people will decide'

Union of Right-Wing Parties to launch campaign if Supreme Court disqualifies Dr. Michael Ben-Ari.Orli Harari, 3/17/2019, 3:39 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

Supreme Court weighs ban on Otzma Yehudit candidates

Supporters of right-wing faction face off against Arab activists outside of hearing as Supreme Court considers ban on Otzma Yehudit.Hezki Baruch, 3/14/2019, 12:36 PM

'We hope the court does what's right'

Supreme Court to discuss the appeal of the Reform movement against the decision to allow Ben-Ari and Ben-Gvir to run for Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/14/2019, 1:11 AM

'Gantz and friends threatening judges'

Attorney Ben Gvir attacks Blue and White video warning of possibility he will be elected to Judicial Selection Committee.Mordechai Sones, 3/12/2019, 9:42 PM

Ayelet Shaked and the Rule of Law Mafia

In Israel, the legislature is not sovereign to legislate, and the executive lacks actual control to execute the instructions of the legislature. The Supreme Court has seized the government’s power to determine policies.Dr. Aviel Sheyin-Stevens, 3/10/2019, 7:45 AM

'Would have been better to announce suspicions after elections'

Ex-Supreme Court justice Yaakov Turkel defends Netanyahu. "As one who believes in democracy and rule of law, I am uneasy.."103FM, 3/5/2019, 2:01 PM