Tags Tags

Courts

News and updates about Courts

France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

In significant verdict, French court sentences Holocaust denier to 5 years for making death threats.

France: Man who promoted terrorism handed five years in prison

'The judges don't understand the riots'

'The problem is the courts, there has to be much harsher punishment,' senior law enforcement official says.

'The judges don't understand the riots'

Outrage after Bronx synagogue vandal freed without bail

Dov Hikind, former NY State Assemblyman, denounces court’s decision as sending a “horrible message.”

Outrage after Bronx synagogue vandal freed without bail

This is how much Supreme Court justices earn each month

New report reveals salaries of Israel's Supreme Court Chief Justice, her colleagues, and the salaries of lower court judges.

This is how much Supreme Court justices earn monthly

Court overturns decision by IDF Chief of Staff

Aviv Kochavi, IDF Chief of Staff, decided to fire a commander - but the court overturned his decision.

Court overturns Chief of Staff's decision

Keep fighting in the Courts, start fighting the Libertarian Party

Trump has every right to check the vote count, but for his supporters, the Libertarian Party are the villains of the election. Op-ed.

Keep fighting in Court, start fighting the Libertarian Party

Knesset Committee to examine Transparency Law for courts

New law would allow recording, broadcasting, of court sessions. 'It's time Israel move forward on issue of transparency,' Shaked says.

Knesset Committee to examine Transparency Law

Spanish courts strike 2 municipalities’ support for Israel boycotts

Courts in Spain's third-largest city say BDS resolutions are 'incitement to hatred or discrimination.'

Spanish courts strike support for Israel boycotts

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.

Fightng fire with fire: The Right discovers Lawfare

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.

New Justice Minister calls to rein in judicial overreach

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

Haredi woman suing Sara Netanyahu gives first testimony in court.

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

Belgian ruling 'way beyond justice denied'

Wiesenthal Centre 'appalled at court endorsement of anti-Semitism by default,' after 5 years of 'procrastination.'

Belgian ruling 'way beyond justice denied'

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.

Neo-Nazi tried to kill Jews - and was acquitted

'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.

'Shaked, chief justice are whitewashing collusion scandal'

'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.'

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

Justice Minister deflects criticism

Justice Minister Shaked says she didn't intend to slam Supreme Court justices, Nationality Law is intended to help courts.

Justice Minister deflects criticism

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.

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

'My grandchildren have no rights'

New organization backs children's rights when parents divorce, ability to maintain relationships with both parents.

'My grandchildren have no rights'

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

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

Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Supreme Court rules child support should be set by financial status, not gender.

Supreme Court: Women can pay child support, too

Report: 111 sentenced to death under Hamas rule

Palestinian Center for Human Rights slams Hamas, Gaza military courts for ordering death sentence illegally.

Report: 111 sentenced to death under Hamas rule

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.

Israeli courts threaten to shut down judicial system

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

M Basel Ghattas submits resignation letter as part of plea bargain, will be replaced as MK within 48 hours.

Arab MK resigns from Knesset

'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.

'Stop treating terrorists like petty criminals'

Surprise strike hits Israel's courts

Employees of the judicial system announce a strike affecting courts across the country.

Surprise strike hits Israel's courts

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.

Violent Sports Fans to Face Extra Punishments

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.

Report: Israel Much More 'Lawyered Up' Than EU

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.

Court Staff to Strike Tuesday, in Solidarity with Postal Workers

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.

Labor Court to Open in Judea and Samaria

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.

Arab Leftist gets Community Service in Rape Case

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.

Record Number of Arrests this Year

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 them

New Law Provides Legal Aid to Survivors on Overdue Compensation

Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

New Justice Minister says: "When the wheels of justice grind too slowly, there is no justice!"

Livni: I will Streamline Court Proceedings

Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 Murders

Teitel "committed the deeds ascribed to him out of full consciousness, and willingly chose their results."

Court: Teitel Guilty of 2 Murders

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.

Arab Court Appeal Endangers Jewish Return to ‘Peace House’

Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISM

Corrie Verdict Won't End Delegitimization by the ISMplayer

‘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.

‘Everyone Lost in Olmert’s Trial’

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.

Olmert Acquittals Put Scare in Holyland Bribe Charges

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.

Olmert Guilty on One of Three Indictments

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.

D-Day for Ehud Olmert: Guilty or Innocent?