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Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

Israeli judges 'personally liable for commission of crimes'?

NGO Monitor scrutinizes B'Tzelem report holding judges themselves as possible war criminals for violation of human rights.Yoni Kempinski, 19/02/2019 17:01
'A stormy day for me as justice minister and as a woman'

'A stormy day for me as justice minister and as a woman'

'The judges in Israel are doing their work faithfully, and hopefully the investigation will be completed soon,' justice minister says.Ido Ben Porat, 16/01/2019 17:51
Sexual favors in exchange for judicial appointment

Sexual favors in exchange for judicial appointment

Investigators probing claims judicial appointment was advanced in exchange for sexual favors.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/01/2019 10:56
Shaked calls Haaretz article 'anti-Semitic disgrace'

Shaked calls Haaretz article 'anti-Semitic disgrace'

Justice Minister attacks Yossi Klein's Haaretz article that claims national religious judge cannot judge fairly.Mordechai Sones, 27/09/2018 11:18
A third of all Israeli judges appointed by Ayelet Shaked

A third of all Israeli judges appointed by Ayelet Shaked

3 years have passed since Ayelet Shaked took on position of justice minister. In that time, a third of Israel's judges were appointed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/07/2018 09:35
Justice Minister: A judge who went bad won't remain a judge

Justice Minister: A judge who went bad won't remain a judge

Justice Minister on WhatsaApps between Securities Authority rep and judge in Case 4000. 'Shocked, like all Israel. Will fire if necessary..'Mordechai Sones, 26/02/2018 16:02
Israel to get its first female haredi judge?

Israel to get its first female haredi judge?

From Beis Yaakov to judgeship: Justice Minister Ayelet vows to secure appointment of Israel's first female haredi judge.David Rosenberg, 23/01/2018 09:13
Legal advisers protest: Don't change how we're appointed

Legal advisers protest: Don't change how we're appointed

Former judges, legal advisers, slam Justice Minister claiming new system of appointment 'harms the rule of law.'Hezki Baruch, 25/08/2017 11:02
'Stop treating Jews in Yesha as second class citizens'

'Stop treating Jews in Yesha as second class citizens'

Former Yesha Council member praises appointment of new judges for Supreme Court, calls for end of references to 'occupied territories.'Benny Toker, 23/02/2017 20:20
'Military judges are not jurists'

'Military judges are not jurists'

Sex-abuse expert Attorney Noga Weisel has low hopes for Elor Azariya's trial. 'Most military judges passed a course - and that's it.'Benny Toker, 04/08/2016 22:25
MK Ilatov: Ya'alon is 'Talking Nonsense'

MK Ilatov: Ya'alon is 'Talking Nonsense'

Yisrael Beytenu MK blasts Defense Minister for denouncing his plan to refuse to appoint as judges those who won't sing Israel's anthem.Ben Ariel, Canada, 25/07/2015 01:40
Ya'alon Blasts Demands for Judges to Sing Hatikva

Ya'alon Blasts Demands for Judges to Sing Hatikva

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon insists that demanding that judges sing the national anthem 'incites against minorities.'Hezki Baruch, 24/07/2015 12:47
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, 27/11/2014 13:12
'Rabbinical Judges Faced with Impossible Task'

'Rabbinical Judges Faced with Impossible Task'

Chetboun's 'Judges Law' to go before Ministerial Committee on Legislation: 'We cannot blame judges; we do not give them tools to work.'Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 09/11/2014 09:54
Livni: Proud of Judges; Levin: Process Unkosher

Livni: Proud of Judges; Levin: Process Unkosher

MKs and Ministers on the right and left have begun weighing in on the appointments of new judges to the High Court Sunday.Yaakov Levi, 21/09/2014 19:35
Exposed: ‘Time Bomb’ of Bad Judges Still on Bench

Exposed: ‘Time Bomb’ of Bad Judges Still on Bench

Legal rights group wins 7-year battle to expose documents which reveal that bad judges are knowingly kept on the bench.Maayana Miskin, 12/02/2013 18:15
4 New Judges Appointed to Israel Supreme Court

4 New Judges Appointed to Israel Supreme Court

Three district court judges and the dean of Tel Aviv University's law school have been appointed to Israel's Supreme Court bench.Chana Ya'ar, 25/01/2012 09:20
PM Folds on Bar Association Bill

PM Folds on Bar Association Bill

Prime Minister Netanyahu backed off from presenting the Bar Association Bill for its final Knesset vote, after a media blitz by the left.David Lev, 04/01/2012 21:28