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State Must Pay Arabs for Wong Murder Conviction

State Must Pay Arabs for Wong Murder Conviction

The state must pay two Israeli Arab men for a wrongful murder conviction, the Nazareth District Court ruled Wednesday.Chana Ya'ar, 26/12/2012 15:59
Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Rabbi Convicted for Anti-Disengagement Statements

Harsh criticism over the IDF Chief Rabbi’s stance on Disengagement puts rabbi in court.Maayana Miskin, 25/12/2012 20:05
Former Chief Rabbi Indicted

Former Chief Rabbi Indicted

Former Sephardi Chief Rabbi Eliyahu Bakshi Doron was indicted for allegedly forging Rabbinate certifications for soldiers and police. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/12/2012 12:07
Mother of 'I Am Bomb, Jihad' T-Shirt Boy in Court

Mother of 'I Am Bomb, Jihad' T-Shirt Boy in Court

The mother and uncle of a three-year-old boy named Jihad appeared in French court Wednesday for sending him to school in "I am a bomb" shirtRachel Hirshfeld , 20/12/2012 00:44
PA to Pursue Israel at ICC Over Housing Plans

PA to Pursue Israel at ICC Over Housing Plans

PA chairman Abbas said “Palestine” could pursue Israel at International Criminal Court if it pushes ahead with housing plans.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/12/2012 19:10
German Court Drops Probe of Nazi Massacre in Italy

German Court Drops Probe of Nazi Massacre in Italy

German court drops investigation into 17 former Nazi SS soldiers for taking part in the wartime massacre of 560 citizens in Italian village.Rachel Hirshfeld , 03/10/2012 13:35
Police: Guard’s Murder Wasn’t Terrorism

Police: Guard’s Murder Wasn’t Terrorism

Police tell a Petach Tikva court that the Arab Israeli men who murdered a security guard in Samaria should not be considered terrorists. Maayana Miskin, 13/09/2012 18:51
Families of 9/11 Victims Appeal NY Court Decision

Families of 9/11 Victims Appeal NY Court Decision

Relatives of victims of Sept. 11 attacks are appealing a court decision that will decide where unidentified remains will rest. Rachel Hirshfeld, 20/08/2012 13:17
Longest Serving Female Inmate Released from Prison

Longest Serving Female Inmate Released from Prison

Betty Smithey, the longest-incarcerated woman in America, was released from custody after serving 49 years in prison for murdering an infantRachel Hirshfeld , 15/08/2012 19:24
Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Accused Nazi War Criminal Wins Extradition Battle

Australia's High Court ruled that suspected Nazi war criminal cannot be extradited to Hungary to face war crimes accusations.Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/08/2012 12:02
Judge Overrules Jewish Mother,OKs Child's Baptism

Judge Overrules Jewish Mother,OKs Child's Baptism

A British judge has allowed a 10-year-old Jewish child to convert to Christianity against her Jewish mother’s wishes. Rachel Hirshfeld , 05/08/2012 10:26
Hotel Shangri-La Discrimination Case Heats Up

Hotel Shangri-La Discrimination Case Heats Up

A discrimination case involving a group of L.A. Jews, affiliated with a pro-Israel organization, and a Muslim hotel owner began on July 26. Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/07/2012 09:21
NY Deli Can Sell Kosher 'Heart-Attack' Sandwich

NY Deli Can Sell Kosher 'Heart-Attack' Sandwich

A U.S. District Court Judge in Manhattan ruled that the 2nd Avenue Deli may keep selling its "Instant Heart Attack" sandwich.Rachel Hirshfeld, 09/07/2012 13:13
Reform to Add ‘Second Degree Murder’ Charge

Reform to Add ‘Second Degree Murder’ Charge

A proposed legal reform would add a charge for non-premeditated murder, putting killers behind bars for longer.Maayana Miskin, 12/06/2012 21:38
Survivor's Family Must Return Artifact to Berlin

Survivor's Family Must Return Artifact to Berlin

A court ruled that the family of a Holocaust survivor must return a 3,200-year-old artifact to a German museum. Rachel Hirshfeld, 05/06/2012 09:46
‘Resident’ Status Given in Ramat Migron

‘Resident’ Status Given in Ramat Migron

Residents of Ramat Migron follow Mitzpe Avichai man in being recognized as “permanent residents” of their outpost home. Maayana Miskin, 18/05/2012 11:59
ADL: Court Decision 'Turns World Upside Down'

ADL: Court Decision 'Turns World Upside Down'

The Anti-Defamation League criticized court decision to fine Italian journalist who had courage to speak out against an anti-Semitic cartoonRachel Hirshfeld, 15/05/2012 16:07
Nationalists Guilty of Using Carrier Pigeons?

Nationalists Guilty of Using Carrier Pigeons?

A judge rejects a government appeal not to release nationalists jailed under British Mandate laws. Did they use carrier pigeons or SMS?Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 15/01/2012 14:24
High Court: Talmon "Outpost" Can Stay

High Court: Talmon "Outpost" Can Stay

Despite criticizing the move, the High Court said it would not dispute the authorization of a new neighborhood (ie "outpost") in Talmon.David Lev, 21/11/2011 11:14
MKs Propose to Stop Left from Abusive Lawsuits

MKs Propose to Stop Left from Abusive Lawsuits

A new proposal would prevent leftist groups from unilaterally suing on behalf of alleged "victims" when those victims do not wish to sue.David Lev, 16/11/2011 21:30
Court: IDF Does Not Have to Compensate for Attack

Court: IDF Does Not Have to Compensate for Attack

The IDF does not have to compensate the family of a Gaza Arab killed during an IDF raid against terrorists, a court ruled Thursday.David Lev, 27/10/2011 11:51
Court: Jewish Town Required to Let Arab Couple In

Court: Jewish Town Required to Let Arab Couple In

The High Court is forcing a Galilee town to allow an Arab couple to build a home there - even though tests show that they won't fit in.David Lev, 13/09/2011 21:02
MKs: Court Decision on TA Tents Shows Hypocrisy

MKs: Court Decision on TA Tents Shows Hypocrisy

A Tel Aviv court ordered the city to halt demolitions of TA tent cities because they have been on the ground for more than a month.David Lev, 08/09/2011 13:43
Law Would Prevent 'Press Trials'

Law Would Prevent 'Press Trials'

A new law would prevent publishing the names of suspects under investigation for at least 48 hours.David Lev, 26/07/2011 19:44
Justice and the Judges

Justice and the Judges

"Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may live and inherit the land which the Lord your God gives you." But what does Justice really mean?Rabbi Dr Raymond Apple, 12/08/2010 20:27
Illegal Entrants in Court

Illegal Entrants in Court

A Tel Aviv judge determines that Israel's courts may judge cases involving non-citizens who entered the country illegally.Maayana Miskin, 01/03/2010 21:33
Applause Follows Shoe Attack

Applause Follows Shoe Attack

A middle-aged man hurled his shoes at the High Court president, who was knocked to the ground but later retuned to a round of applause. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/01/2010 13:49
Peace Now Loses Expulsion Appeal

Peace Now Loses Expulsion Appeal

The High Court has rejected a Peace Now appeal to expel Jews from a military base in Hevron, where they have been living for more than 20 years.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 17/01/2010 17:16
Ben-Ari Accuses Likud MKs

Ben-Ari Accuses Likud MKs

Ministerial committee turns down proposal of two nationalist-camp MKs to increase the number of Supreme Court justices from 15 to 18. Hillel Fendel, 03/01/2010 18:04
Court: Let Arabs Use Major Road

Court: Let Arabs Use Major Road

The High Court ruled Tuesday that PA Arabs must be allowed to use Highway 443, which connects Jerusalem with Modi'in and the airport.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 29/12/2009 15:56
Bill Tests Pro-Arab Court Ruling

Bill Tests Pro-Arab Court Ruling

A Knesset committee has approved a bill that would circumvent a High Court ruling nine years ago and allow small Jewish towns to bar Arabs. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 07/12/2009 11:05
Appeal on Barghouti Interview

Appeal on Barghouti Interview

After Prisons Service failed to punish terrorist Marghouti Bargouti for giving unauthorized media interviews, MK Ben Ari asks court to step in.Gil Ronen, 25/11/2009 13:23
Peace House Trial – in PA Court?

Peace House Trial – in PA Court?

Hevron Arab attorneys demand to move trial over Peace House to PA court. Maayana Miskin, 13/11/2009 13:01
‘Bedouin Land Grab near Capital’

‘Bedouin Land Grab near Capital’

The Bedouin land grab has moved to the Jerusalem area. The High Court is to hear on Monday an appeal against the “outposts” near Maaleh Adumim.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 09/11/2009 09:48
Court Faults Gov’t on Terrorists

Court Faults Gov’t on Terrorists

The High Court last year allowed the freeing of 250 terrorists despite warnings of the security danger. Now the Court has waved the red flag. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 05/11/2009 13:04
Gov’t Radio Bans Ads for Kahane

Gov’t Radio Bans Ads for Kahane

The government-regulated radio network banned ads for memorial services for Rabbi Meir Kahane. Reason: The subject is too controversial.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 03/11/2009 18:41
Delayed Justice for ’Orange’

Delayed Justice for ’Orange’

Two youth were charged in 2006 for assaulting policemen in the violent expulsion at Amona. A court on Tuesday voided the indictment against them.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 27/10/2009 18:21
Rocket Terrorist Gets 20 Years

Rocket Terrorist Gets 20 Years

An Israeli court sentenced a PA terrorist to 20 years in jail for firing a Kassam rocket, infiltrating the border and planning other attacks.Nissan Ratzlav-Katz, 27/10/2009 16:17
Court to State: Tear Down Fence

Court to State: Tear Down Fence

The High Court condemed the state for failing to fulfill an order from three years ago demanding that portions of the security fence be dismantled.David Lev, 07/10/2009 07:00
Mothers to IDF: Back Soldiers

Mothers to IDF: Back Soldiers

Founders of “Mother's Voice” group asked to meet Chief of Staff but were turned down.Gil Ronen, 05/10/2009 05:20
Nationalists Lose in Court

Nationalists Lose in Court

Activists Marzel and Ben-Gvir lose court case and are ordered to pay NIS 13,000. 'We're still ahead,' the two say.Maayana Miskin, 09/09/2009 21:40
‘War Crime’ Suit for Yesha Homes

‘War Crime’ Suit for Yesha Homes

Is it a “war crime” to build for Jews in Yesha? An Arab village wants a Canadian court to convict a construction firm that “conspired with Israel."Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 23/06/2009 22:02