Fightng fire with fire: The Right discovers Lawfare

Fightng fire with fire: The Right discovers Lawfare

Left wing organizations have long viewed judicial activism as their best antidote to electoral failure, but that is about to change. Op-ed.Douglas Albatef, 5/5/2020, 4:50 PM
New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

Justice Min. Ohana: I still want decisions to be made in Knesset, and not by a body which was not voted on and which I believe harms itself.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/24/2019, 1:01 PM
'It was important to Sara to see that I washed my hands'

'It was important to Sara to see that I washed my hands'

Haredi woman suing Sara Netanyahu gives first testimony in court.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/11/2019, 4:02 PM
Belgian ruling 'way beyond justice denied'

Belgian ruling 'way beyond justice denied'

Wiesenthal Centre 'appalled at court endorsement of anti-Semitism by default,' after 5 years of 'procrastination.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/10/2019, 3:19 PM
Neo-Nazi tried to kill Jews - and was acquitted

Neo-Nazi tried to kill Jews - and was acquitted

German court clears neo-Nazi of twelve counts of attempted murder - 18 years after the bombing.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/1/2018, 9:32 AM
'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

Yariv Levin blasts Jewish Home minister Ayelet Shaked, Supreme Court chief justice over handling of court collusion scandal.David Rosenberg, 2/26/2018, 12:03 PM
'Court collusion the worst case I've ever seen'

'Court collusion the worst case I've ever seen'

Senior justice official slams judge for coordinating decision with investigator prior to hearing. 'It's justice system's Day of Atonement.'David Rosenberg, 2/26/2018, 9:54 AM
Justice Minister deflects criticism

Justice Minister deflects criticism

Justice Minister Shaked says she didn't intend to slam Supreme Court justices, Nationality Law is intended to help courts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/2/2017, 11:59 PM
It's final: Nat. Religious school to be transferred to haredim

It's final: Nat. Religious school to be transferred to haredim

Interior Min. gives religious public school's building to haredim; school moves to less desirable building ahead of start of school year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/14/2017, 9:26 AM
'My grandchildren have no rights'

'My grandchildren have no rights'

New organization backs children's rights when parents divorce, ability to maintain relationships with both parents.Chana Roberts, 8/11/2017, 11:04 AM
The world couldn't care less about the Azariya case outcome

The world couldn't care less about the Azariya case outcome

The Azariya case, unlike similar cases in the past, was brought to the world stage on the basis of Israel caring about what the world thinks. Leonie Ben-Simon, 8/7/2017, 12:44 PM
Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Supreme Court rules child support should be set by financial status, not gender.Ido Ben Porat, 7/19/2017, 10:20 AM
Report: 111 sentenced to death under Hamas rule

Report: 111 sentenced to death under Hamas rule

Palestinian Center for Human Rights slams Hamas, Gaza military courts for ordering death sentence illegally.Dalit Halevi, 5/22/2017, 3:50 PM
Israeli courts threaten to shut down judicial system

Israeli courts threaten to shut down judicial system

Judges threaten first strike in history of Israeli court system, demand greater retirement benefits at taxpayers' expense.David Rosenberg, 3/29/2017, 9:47 AM
Arab MK resigns from Knesset

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

M Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.Hezki Baruch, 3/19/2017, 11:01 AM
'Stop treating terrorists like petty criminals'

'Stop treating terrorists like petty criminals'

Meir Indor, head of Almagor organization, says judicial system to blame for Sunday's attack, calls for special courts to deal with terror.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/11/2016, 10:40 AM
Surprise strike hits Israel's courts

Surprise strike hits Israel's courts

Employees of the judicial system announce a strike affecting courts across the country.Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/20/2016, 12:42 PM
Violent Sports Fans to Face Extra Punishments

Violent Sports Fans to Face Extra Punishments

Fans at football games who get out of hand and resort to violence will now have to face the full force of the law.Moshe Cohen, 12/11/2014, 3:14 AM
Report: Israel Much More 'Lawyered Up' Than EU

Report: Israel Much More 'Lawyered Up' Than EU

For many Israeli mothers, “my son the lawyer” is a dream come true, as Israel boasts four times more lawyers than EU states.Moshe Cohen, 11/27/2014, 1:12 PM
Court Staff to Strike Tuesday

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday

Legal services to stop in law offices, as well as some mail service, to push fledgling postal workers' strike toward a compromise.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2014, 9:07 PM
Labor Court to Open in Judea and Samaria

Labor Court to Open in Judea and Samaria

The Justice Ministry and the courts system set to open up a labor court to serve residents of Judea and Samaria, according to documents.David Lev, 1/9/2014, 12:21 PM
Arab Leftist gets Community Service in Rape Case

Arab Leftist gets Community Service in Rape Case

52-year-old former editor of leftist site gets 6 months community service for sexual blackmail, threats, against Jewish 15-year-old.Maayana Miskin, 10/1/2013, 6:16 PM
Record Number of Arrests this Year

Record Number of Arrests this Year

Public Defender's Office says 62,000 arrests were carried out in 2013, the highest number in a decade.Gil Ronen, 9/16/2013, 1:00 PM
New Law Provides Legal Aid to Survivors

New Law Provides Legal Aid to Survivors

The government is backing a law to provide legal aid to survivors who have not received compensation due themDavid Lev, 6/2/2013, 7:23 PM
Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

New Justice Minister says: "When the wheels of justice grind too slowly, there is no justice!"Gil Ronen, 4/2/2013, 12:07 PM
Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 Murders

Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 Murders

Teitel "committed the deeds ascribed to him out of full consciousness, and willingly chose their results."Gil Ronen, 1/16/2013, 10:26 PM
Arab Court Appeal Bars Jews from ‘Peace House’

Arab Court Appeal Bars Jews from ‘Peace House’

The judicial system again has allowed a PA Arab appeal to ban Jews from returning to the Hevron “Peace House” that a court ruled is theirs.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/17/2012, 9:47 AM
Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISM

Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISM

Don't get your hopes up. This is not the end of the saga. Lee Kaplan, Head of Stop the ISM, 8/28/2012, 3:28 PM
‘Everyone Lost in Olmert’s Trial’

‘Everyone Lost in Olmert’s Trial’

The Olmert trial left everyone a loser, from Olmert to the prosecution, to the court system itself, says Attorney Yoram Sheftel. Maayana Miskin, 7/13/2012, 10:40 AM
Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Case

Government prosecutors are running scared after the court acquitted Olmert on two severe indictments. The Holyland charges may be dropped.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/11/2012, 11:32 AM
Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

The Jerusalem District Court found Olmert guilty on charges of breach of trust but acquitted him on double-billing and receiving cash.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 9:27 AM
D-Day for Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?

D-Day for Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?

Olmert’s battle against corruption charges ends on Tuesday, when he may become the first-ever Prime Minister convicted of criminal charges.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 7/10/2012, 7:11 AM
Proposal: Knesset could Revive Laws Court Nixed

Proposal: Knesset could Revive Laws Court Nixed

Justice Ministry proposal lets Knesset re-legislate laws struck down by the courts with a 65-MK majority.Gil Ronen, 4/8/2012, 7:40 PM
Two Arabs Attack IDF Soldier in Jerusalem

Two Arabs Attack IDF Soldier in Jerusalem

Soldier lightly wounded, receives treatment in hospital. Police are looking for attackers.Gil Ronen, 3/25/2012, 10:08 PM
Conviction for  Calling Soldiers Nazis Overturned

Conviction for Calling Soldiers Nazis Overturned

The conviction of an Israeli man who called IDF soldiers “Nazis” was overturned on Thursday, sparing him from a prison sentence.David Lev, 1/19/2012, 3:18 PM
Ministry: Hold Evidence Back for 'Security Needs'

Ministry: Hold Evidence Back for 'Security Needs'

The Justice Ministry is seeking to sharply limit the ability of criminal defendants to access information that could help their cases.David Lev, 12/29/2011, 11:50 AM
Chief JusticeFed Up with Critics

Chief JusticeFed Up with Critics

High Court Chief Justice Dorit Beinisch railed at critics Wednesday and charged that “incitement” is undermining the judiciary. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/1/2011, 10:25 PM
Rabbi Eliyahu: Finally, Freedom for Decisions

Rabbi Eliyahu: Finally, Freedom for Decisions

Rabbi Shmuel Eliyahu thinks the decision to investigate him for his personal opinions - and not his halakhic decisions - marks progress.David Lev, 11/24/2011, 2:13 PM
High Court Pro-Dirani

High Court Pro-Dirani

Judges Procaccia and Joubran rule Hizbullah terror master who tormented IAF pilot Ron Arad may sue Israel for 6 million shekels.Gil Ronen, 7/19/2011, 4:35 PM
UC Law School: No PA Conference

UC Law School: No PA Conference

A San Francisco college decided at the last minute to back out of sponsoring a PA lawfare conference. Faculty are upset.Chana Ya'ar, 4/14/2011, 12:00 PM
Beinisch: Keep Judges Safe

Beinisch: Keep Judges Safe

Supreme Court President Beinisch remembers slain judge, calls to protect court system 'so judges can do their work without fear.'Maayana Miskin, 3/1/2010, 10:51 PM
‘Court Decides Economic Policy’

‘Court Decides Economic Policy’

The High Court is a spendthrift panel that tries to replace the government in determining how to spend money, Finance Minister Steinitz charged.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/15/2009, 10:59 AM
‘Return Zionism to Courts’

‘Return Zionism to Courts’

The courts have allowed democracy to swallow Zionism, says MKs Rotem and Levin, who back a bill to make Zionism the basis for court rulings.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu , 12/9/2009, 9:16 AM
Cafe Owners Suing PA Over Attack

Cafe Owners Suing PA Over Attack

Several of Israel's top intelligence officials will testify in a suit against the PA brought by the owners of the Caffit restaurant in Jerusalem.David Lev, 11/23/2009, 7:19 AM
Court Overrules 'Expulsion' Gag

Court Overrules 'Expulsion' Gag

A “rose is a rose is a rose” and the same reasoning applies to the “expulsion” of Jews from Gush Katif, the High Court ruled Wednesday.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/28/2009, 12:51 PM
Slap on Wrist for Leftist

Slap on Wrist for Leftist

Courts have taken harsh measures against Jews in Judea and Samaria, but a judge gave only a slap on the wrist to a leftist who struck policemen.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/21/2009, 1:17 PM
Free Speech and ‘Expulsion’

Free Speech and ‘Expulsion’

Can government radio ban the use of the term “expulsion” in ads promoting the Gush Katif Museum? The High Court will decide next week.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/1/2009, 11:12 AM
Soldiers Nab Judea Attackers

Soldiers Nab Judea Attackers

IDF soldiers have arrested two teenage terrorists who put an Israeli woman in a coma in an August attack in Judea. Maayana Miskin, 9/24/2009, 7:42 PM
Judges Legalize Slander in Court

Judges Legalize Slander in Court

Want to slander someone without being sued? Say it in the courtroom and you will get off scot-free, according to High Court ruling. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 8/27/2009, 1:08 PM