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Netanyahu may sign plea bargain next week

Aharon Barak, former Supreme Court chief justice, urges Attorney General Mandelblit not to compromise on admission of moral turpitude.

Netanyahu may sign plea bargain next week

Judicial overreach - Are the chickens coming home to roost?

There is a growing sense that the aura of infallibility given the Supreme Court, forming the basis of its power, is beginning to dim. Op-ed.

Judicial overreach - Are the chickens coming home to roost?

Former Justice Minister: Aharon Barak a 'judicial pirate'

Haim Ramon slams former Supreme Court president responsible for 'constitutional revolution' says court acts as 'tyrannical' political party.

Former Justice Minister: Aharon Barak a 'judicial pirate'

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.

Shaked to Aharon Barak: Knesset traumatized by judicial activism

Aharon Barak: Tyranny by majority beginning to develop here

Former Chief Justice Aharon Barak: 'It's an optical illusion to think Adalah and Association for Human Rights are running court system.'

Aharon Barak: Tyranny by majority beginning to develop here

Bennett attacks prominent judge for Nazi Germany comparison

Bennett blasts former Supreme Court Chief Justice Aharon Barak. 'Israel will never carry out genocide or anything like it.'

Bennett attacks prominent judge for Nazi Germany comparison

Court established adultery as legitimate

Rabbi finds that, under ex-Supreme Court Chief Barak, the state recognized adultery as relationship no less legitimate than marriage.

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Shaked: 'I chose not to respond to Barak because I work'

Justice Minister refers to former Supreme Court President who accused her of disqualifying candidates because they support human rights.

Shaked: 'I chose not to respond to Barak because I work'

'I asked them: Why did you save us?'

Prof. Aharon Barak at Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony: 'Lesson is if we do not defend democracy, democracy will not protect us'

'I asked them: Why did you save us?'

Justice Barak: Democracy in danger if power of courts reduced

Former Chief Justice Aharon Barak is convinced that High Court has not overstepped on political issues and is the protector of democracy.

Justice Barak: Democracy in danger if power of courts reduced

'Dr. Aharon and Mr. Barak'

At a panel for Jewish law and modern Israeli law, Itamar Ben-Gvir noted the devious implications of Aharon Barak's legal method.

'Dr. Aharon and Mr. Barak'

Barak Attacks Marriage Laws, Supports Same-Sex

Former Israeli Supreme Court Chief Justice opines that the nation's marriage laws infringe human rights, calls for same-sex marriage.

Barak Attacks Marriage Laws, Supports Same-Sex Marriage

Judge Robert Bork, Critic of Aharon Barak, Dies

Bork was disqualified from serving in the Supreme Court in a highly partisan Senate hearing.

Judge Robert Bork, Critic of Aharon Barak, Diesplayer

Beinisch Can Give No More Rulings

Three months after her retirement, former Supreme Court President can no longer publish decisions.

Beinisch Can Give No More Rulings

MK Katz: Zionism will Survive Aharon Barak

Former Supreme Court President denies he ever said "everything is justiciable."

MK Katz: Zionism will Survive Aharon Barak

Legal Expert: Supreme Court Activism is Over

Legal expert Dr. Haim Shain welcomes the appointment of new judges to the Supreme Court. "Former Chief Justice Barak's policy is over."

Legal Expert: Supreme Court Activism is Over