Constitution Law and Justice Committee

MK Maklev: 'Haredim, Ethiopians more likely to be arrested'

MK Uri Maklev tells committee police already abuse their power, 'they cannot do whatever they want to citizens.'Haim Lev, 1/26/2016, 8:42 AM

State holding Jewish youths without trial 'out of laziness'

Meir Ettinger's attorney slams legal system for 'bypass road' without evidence, trial; civil rights activist urges end to draconian tool.Hezki Baruch, 12/15/2015, 6:17 PM

Extensive Counterterrorism Bill Passes First Knesset Reading

Harsher jail sentences and broader definition of terror stipulated in bill that collects all existing counterterrorism legislation one law.Cynthia Blank, 9/3/2015, 11:05 AM

Livni's Request To Limit 'Settlement Division' Rejected

Leftists Galon and Livni initiative to limit WZO division for Judea and Samaria blocked by Knesset Committee.Uzi Baruch, Ari Yashar, 3/19/2014, 11:40 AM

Bill To Raise Knesset Threshold Passes Readings

Second and third readings pass proposals to raise threshold, reduce ministers, change vote of no-confidence.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 1:39 PM

Knesset Committee to Discuss Implementation of Levy Report

2012 report found Israeli presence in Judea and Samaria to be legal according to international law, called for continued settlement.Ari Yashar, 11/26/2013, 8:33 PM

US Legal Tools to Fight Anti-Jewish Discrimination

Interview with Kenneth L. Marcus, Pres. of the Louis Brandeis Center for Human Rights under Law" "The key to the use of Title VI is that it prohibits discrimination in federally funded programs on the basis of race, color or national origin."Dr. Manfred Gerstenfeld, 11/25/2013, 8:12 AM

Livni: 'Jewish State' Second to Democracy

Justice Minister calls to override religious disagreement to create a constitution.Maayana Miskin, 6/12/2013, 1:58 PM