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Police end investigation against Herzog

Police end investigation against Herzog

Police have turned in their findings against the beleaguered Labor Party leader, who is suspected of taking illegal election donations.Shlom Piotrokofsky, 01/09/2016 15:42
Attorney General: The public trusts me

Attorney General: The public trusts me

As the Constitution Committee calls for more transparency in the Justice Ministry, AG Mandelblit hits back.Uzi Baruch, 18/07/2016 14:31
AG reveals plan to save Amona

AG reveals plan to save Amona

In a meeting with coalition leaders, Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit proposes plan to save embattled Amona - and legalize it.Rachel Kaplan, 18/07/2016 11:04
MK Smotrich: If Amona falls, so will the coalition

MK Smotrich: If Amona falls, so will the coalition

MK Bezalel Smotrich took the Knesset podium today with a warning: the destruction of the town Amona will dissolve the coalition.Rachel Kaplan, 11/07/2016 22:27
Weinstein 'hijacked' attorney general's office

Weinstein 'hijacked' attorney general's office

New Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has a tough task ahead of him taking back control of a 'hijacked' office, gov't watchdog says.Yoni Kempinski, 02/02/2016 17:58
Arab leaders threaten violence over demolitions

Arab leaders threaten violence over demolitions

Following Attorney General's recommendation to destroy 100 illegal Arab structures, Arab leaders threaten mass violence.Dalit Halevi, 31/01/2016 08:23
Attorney General approved torture of Duma suspects

Attorney General approved torture of Duma suspects

Despite denials: sources reveal that Weinstein gave order to torture Jewish suspects 3 weeks ago - without informing Netanyahu.Ari Yashar, 01/01/2016 12:57
Police to interrogate PM's wife under caution

Police to interrogate PM's wife under caution

Interrogation of Sara Netanyahu will mark first time a serving prime minister's wife questioned by police.Cynthia Blank, 28/12/2015 15:55
Lawyer tries to force A-G not to probe PM's wife

Lawyer tries to force A-G not to probe PM's wife

Despite last minute appeal, Weinstein refused to meet with Sarah Netanyahu's lawyer over household mismanagement.Cynthia Blank, 21/12/2015 21:00
Zoabi pleads guilty for calling police 'traitors'

Zoabi pleads guilty for calling police 'traitors'

As part of plea bargain, firebrand MK renounces parliamentary immunity and offers apology for insulting public officials.Cynthia Blank, 21/12/2015 18:35
Mandelblit selected as next A-G

Mandelblit selected as next A-G

Selection Committee chooses Major General (res.) Avichai Mandelblit, current government secretary, for position.Ido Ben Porat, 20/12/2015 14:07
Investigation against officer who stopped attacker

Investigation against officer who stopped attacker

Attorney General's Office initiates proceedings against policeman for stopping Mahane Yehuda stabber last month.Uzi Baruch, 13/12/2015 17:33
A-G Approves Use of Snipers against Rock-Throwers

A-G Approves Use of Snipers against Rock-Throwers

Amid increased violence in the capital, Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein approves use of Ruger .22 rifles against terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/09/2015 09:06
Will Attorney General Retain 'Superpowers'?

Will Attorney General Retain 'Superpowers'?

Report: PM intends to block Justice Minister's attempt to separate Attorney General's powers from Government Legal Advisor's.Ido Ben Porat, 06/08/2015 18:46
Former Sup Court Head Leads Search for New Att-Gen

Former Sup Court Head Leads Search for New Att-Gen

Former Supreme Court Head Asher Grunis announces that he will lead the committee to choose next attorney general.Matt Wanderman, 04/07/2015 22:04
Danon: Prevent Ghattas from Next Knesset Run

Danon: Prevent Ghattas from Next Knesset Run

Science Minister urges A-G to deem Gaza 'hostile territory' thereby preventing flotilla-participating MK from running in next elections.Hezki Baruch, 28/06/2015 11:31
Shaked Stresses: I Won't Be a Rubber Stamp

Shaked Stresses: I Won't Be a Rubber Stamp

New Justice Minister may not be able to pass laws curbing High Court's power, but she will be directly involved in search for new A-G.Cynthia Blank, 04/06/2015 10:09
AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-Eliezer

AG: Healthy or Not, We're Going After Ben-Eliezer

Former MK and government minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer is likely to be indicted for fraud, bribery, and money-laundering.Moshe Cohen, 03/06/2015 20:16
Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Knesset, A-G Call to Reject Yesh Atid Petition

Formal response to Yesh Atid bid to block Cabinet expansion notes that the party has objected prematurely, involves High Court needlessly.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 11/05/2015 09:26
Rabbi Lau: Beware 'Fake Rabbi Kashrut' Proposal

Rabbi Lau: Beware 'Fake Rabbi Kashrut' Proposal

A proposal by the Attorney General could cause grievous damage to kosher consumers, Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi David Lau said.Moshe Cohen, 06/05/2015 17:06
Regev Demands Attorney General Investigate Herzog

Regev Demands Attorney General Investigate Herzog

Following report on Herzog breach by paying private company to campaign against Yechimovich, Regev calls for urgent investigation.Ari Yashar, 13/03/2015 10:31
Ben-Gvir: Marzel Charges 'Stink of Tampering'

Ben-Gvir: Marzel Charges 'Stink of Tampering'

'If important why wasn't it filed a year ago?" attorney asks state attorney on indictment a week before elections.Moshe Cohen, 11/03/2015 20:14
Bennett: Take Power Away from Lawyers

Bennett: Take Power Away from Lawyers

In new campaign video, Naftali Bennett says reforms are needed to restore the primacy of the country's legislative branch.Moshe Cohen, 04/03/2015 10:42
'AG Weinstein Broke the Law with Livni Propaganda'

'AG Weinstein Broke the Law with Livni Propaganda'

Movement for Governability and Democracy calls on Netanyahu to act, after Weinstein gives election plug for Hatnua head.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 04/12/2014 22:52
AG: 'No Grounds' for 'BibiTours' Investigation

AG: 'No Grounds' for 'BibiTours' Investigation

Criminal investigation into Prime Minister's travel expenses axed due to insufficient evidence; PMO has sued news site for libel.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 04/09/2014 22:15
Minister Shalom's Harassment File Likely Closed

Minister Shalom's Harassment File Likely Closed

Police investigation finishes, file on 15-year-old charges raised week after president candidacy expected to be closed.Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar, 25/03/2014 21:38
'Get Out Of J'lem Or You're Dead' Isn't Hate Crime

'Get Out Of J'lem Or You're Dead' Isn't Hate Crime

Ontario Attorney General rules that man calling for Jews in Jerusalem to 'get out or be shot' at large rally didn't commit hate crime.Dalit Halevi, Ari Yashar, 03/02/2014 12:22
Lieberman Threatens to Go to Supreme Court

Lieberman Threatens to Go to Supreme Court

MK Avigdor Lieberman threatens to turn to the Supreme Court unless an investigation is launched into leaks from his interrogation.Elad Benari, 25/04/2013 02:46
A-G Rejects Request to Investigate MK Zoabi

A-G Rejects Request to Investigate MK Zoabi

A-G rejects a request to launch an against MK Zoabi for saying Jews have no right to live in security because they are “occupiers”.Elad Benari, 01/03/2013 03:43
AG: Lieberman Probe Complete Within Weeks

AG: Lieberman Probe Complete Within Weeks

Deputy AG Noa Mishur says the mutating 13+ year probe into FM Avigdor Lieberman will be complete 'within weeks'Gabe Kahn, 30/04/2012 20:57
Lawyers: Throw the Book at Abusers of Animals

Lawyers: Throw the Book at Abusers of Animals

Penalties for animal cruelty may be increased substantially, the Attorney General said.David Lev, 21/02/2012 00:15
Hearings on Lieberman Indictment Begin

Hearings on Lieberman Indictment Begin

The Attorney General has begun a two-day round of hearings to allow FM Avigdor Lieberman to answer corruption allegationsGabe Kahn., 17/01/2012 20:45
Comptroller: Police Closing Cases Without Cause

Comptroller: Police Closing Cases Without Cause

State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss charges that police and prosecutors are closing cases "for no good reason."Gabe Kahn., 12/12/2011 22:24
State: Arabs Cannot Prove Ownership in Migron

State: Arabs Cannot Prove Ownership in Migron

State attorneys are arguing Migron should be saved because no evidence has been provided that neighboring Arabs own the land.Gabe Kahn., 18/11/2011 12:14
Att'y Gen. Sees for Himself

Att'y Gen. Sees for Himself

Att'y Gen. Yehuda Weinstein visited the Temple Mount to see for himself if police officers discriminate against Jewish worshippers.They did.Elad Benari, 28/07/2011 07:48
Coalition Head: Mazuz Must Go

Coalition Head: Mazuz Must Go

MK Ze'ev Elkin believes Attorney General Mazuz's outspoken opposition to a reduction of his authority means Mazuz must step down.Maayana Miskin, 08/11/2009 21:49