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25% of petitions to Supreme Court relate to Judea and Samaria

25% of petitions to Supreme Court relate to Judea and Samaria

In 87% of all cases sides come to an agreement on their own, without court intervention.Shlomo Pyutrikovsky, 18/09/2017 08:53
Supreme Court: Everyone has a right to a surrogate

Supreme Court: Everyone has a right to a surrogate

Ignoring slippery slope of the 'baby trade,' Supreme Court says current surrogacy law is 'discriminatory.' Opinion.Chana Roberts, 03/08/2017 14:37
Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Justice Ministry to meet with 'hilltop youth'

Prosecution considering closing cases against the youth who live in Judea and Samaria, as senior officials plan to meet the youth.Hezki Baruch, 30/05/2017 08:32
65 years later, Soviet officer faces prosecution in Ukraine

65 years later, Soviet officer faces prosecution in Ukraine

Ukraine prosecutors open murder investigation against 94-year-old Jewish former Soviet officer.JTA, 01/05/2017 14:14
State Prosecutor rejects criminal probe into Levinstein remarks

State Prosecutor rejects criminal probe into Levinstein remarks

The State Prosecutor announced it would not investigate remarks by Rabbi Yigal Levinstein against the LGBT community.Arutz Sheva Staff, 08/03/2017 19:28
Amona: We are completely obligated to the agreement

Amona: We are completely obligated to the agreement

Denying reports to the contrary, Amona residents emphasize: We are totally obligated to the agreement which we reached with the government.Yoel Domb, 22/12/2016 09:42
High Court demands guarantees from Amona residents

High Court demands guarantees from Amona residents

The High Court is demanding Amona residents commit to peaceful evacuation even before it discusses state's request to postpone evacuation.Yoel Domb, 21/12/2016 20:45
Power to the People

Power to the People

Heads of the Movement for Governability and Democracy – Meshilut, talk about adversity and motivation, achievements and upcoming goals.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2016 20:02
No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

No evidence of crimes by Lev Tahor sect

A delegation of Israeli officials visited the Lev Tahor community in Guatemala amid allegations of abuse and child marriages.Nitzan Keidar, 27/09/2016 16:08
Woman sued hospital over repeated infections.

Woman sued hospital over repeated infections.

A woman filed suit against Sheba hospital for performing 10 breast operations on her due to repeated infections caused by latex gloves.Yoel Domb, 18/09/2016 10:04
Police recommend closure of Herzog investigation

Police recommend closure of Herzog investigation

Police say there is no evidential basis to prosecute Herzog over illegal donations, recommend case be closed.Elad Benari, 02/08/2016 04:42
Increased security for lawyer in Berland case

Increased security for lawyer in Berland case

Security beefed up following threats to one of the prosecution lawyers handling the Rabbi Eliezer Berland case.Arutz Sheva Staff, 28/07/2016 00:06
No Murder Charges for Shavout Terrorist Stabber

No Murder Charges for Shavout Terrorist Stabber

Shoving a knife into the back of a Jewish man does not constitute attempted murder, according to the Prosecution.Moshe Cohen, 21/06/2015 21:38
Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

Surrogate Infant of Israeli Parents Dies in Nepal

Newborn dies in field hospital in Kathmandu, two days after Israel rescinded order to speed up process of bringing surrogates to Israel.Cynthia Blank, 21/05/2015 10:58
State Folds on Demolition of Glick Shooter's Home

State Folds on Demolition of Glick Shooter's Home

After pressing for demolition, state decides to settle for merely sealing the room of would-be assassin Arab terrorist.Yishai Karov, Ari Yashar, 02/03/2015 22:12
Petition to Destroy Six Communities Rejected

Petition to Destroy Six Communities Rejected

Regavim attorney explains that High Court decision shows adoption of state position, real threat to Judea-Samaria is state attorney.Shimon Cohen, Ari Yashar, 08/12/2014 16:16
Harsher Punishments for Online Incitement?

Harsher Punishments for Online Incitement?

At a discussion of democracy under war conditions, Attorney Shlomi Abramson introduces harsher punishment for online incitement and racism.Yishai Karov, Cynthia Blank, 05/11/2014 20:40
Court Rules State Attorney Biased Against Right

Court Rules State Attorney Biased Against Right

Judge sides against 'scandalous' selective enforcement by Shai Nitzan, who ignored 'death to Jews,' 'castrate settlers' as incitement.Ido Ben-Porat, 12/09/2014 12:27
State Refuses to Declare Protective Edge a 'War'

State Refuses to Declare Protective Edge a 'War'

State Attorney calls for Supreme Court to reject Knesset call to upgrade operation - does such a decision impact compensation?Ari Yashar, 12/08/2014 17:32
Prosecution to Seek Five-Year Term for Olmert?

Prosecution to Seek Five-Year Term for Olmert?

The Prosecution will ask for a five-year prison sentence for former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in the Holyland affair.Elad Benari, 25/04/2014 04:16
Ya'alon Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Ya'alon Slams 'Domestic Terrorism' in Yitzhar

Moshe Ya'alon vows to use 'all means necessary' in crackdown on extremists in Samaria community.Ido Ben-Porat, 09/04/2014 17:59
Zaken Has Incriminating Tape Against Olmert?

Zaken Has Incriminating Tape Against Olmert?

Former PM's bureau chief has reportedly presented police with new evidence implicating him in obstruction of justice.Elad Benari, 27/03/2014 00:14
Gay Host Curses Ariel for Appealing Surrogacy Law

Gay Host Curses Ariel for Appealing Surrogacy Law

"Uri Ariel, damn you," says host Gal Uchovsky after Ariel quashes law allowing same-sex couples to undergo surrogacy in Israel.Arutz Sheva North America, 14/03/2014 22:00
Zaken Won't Testify Against Olmert

Zaken Won't Testify Against Olmert

Prosecution stops talks with Shula Zaken's attorneys, cite lack of supporting evidence in her new testimony.Elad Benari, 07/03/2014 00:16
Zaken Edging Closer to Testifying Against Olmert

Zaken Edging Closer to Testifying Against Olmert

Progress in negotiations between Shula Zaken and the prosecution on her testimony against former PM.Elad Benari, Canada, 28/02/2014 23:01
Former Olmert Aide May Testify Against Him

Former Olmert Aide May Testify Against Him

Shula Zaken, who has stood by former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert for years, has changed her mind and may sign a plea bargain.Elad Benari, 27/02/2014 00:14
Gov: No Infiltrators in Tel Aviv, No Enforcement

Gov: No Infiltrators in Tel Aviv, No Enforcement

State attorney tells Supreme Court that infiltrators will be forbidden in Tel Aviv and Eilat, but that state can't enforce the conditions.Ari Yashar, 19/11/2013 21:13
Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Livni: Lay Off the Prosecution

Justice Minister rejects criticism of the prosecution in the wake of the acquittal of MK Avigdor Lieberman.Elad Benari, 07/11/2013 03:13
Israel Considering Making Prisoner X Report Public

Israel Considering Making Prisoner X Report Public

The Prosecution is considering making public the report which determined that "Prisoner X" committed suicide while in prison.Elad Benari, 17/02/2013 04:33
Prosecution Files Appeal in Olmert Case

Prosecution Files Appeal in Olmert Case

State Prosecutor's Office appeals former Prime Minister Olmert's verdict and light sentence.Elad Benari, 08/11/2012 00:13
Prosecution Will Appeal Olmert Verdict

Prosecution Will Appeal Olmert Verdict

As it had promised to do last month, the prosecution announces that it will appeal the verdict and sentence of former PM Ehud Olmert. Elad Benari, 17/10/2012 00:14
Prosecution to Appeal Olmert's Verdict

Prosecution to Appeal Olmert's Verdict

Prosecution decides to appeal the decision to acquit former PM Olmert on charges of accepting cash from businessman Moshe Talansky.Elad Benari, 25/09/2012 04:46
Prosecutors to Probe Land-Use Enforcement

Prosecutors to Probe Land-Use Enforcement

Intense pressure from nationalist lawmakers and activists for the government to exercise sovereignty in all of Jerusalem may be paying off.Gabe Kahn., 29/02/2012 19:37
Ben Gvir: Selective Prosecution

Ben Gvir: Selective Prosecution

Itamar Ben Gvir won a battle in court as a Jerusalem Court orders prosecutors to take the stand and explain their decision to prosecute.Gabe Kahn., 01/07/2011 00:14
Prosecution vs. Jewish Land

Prosecution vs. Jewish Land

State Prosecution petitions Supreme Court against Jewish ownership of hundreds of acres of Jewish land, or more, in Judea/Samaria.Hillel Fendel, 26/04/2011 11:39
Prosecutors' Strike Ends

Prosecutors' Strike Ends

Representatives of the Finance Ministry and striking state prosecutors sign a compromise deal after a 43-day strike.Elad Benari and Gil Ronen, 30/12/2010 04:18
Strike Keeps Girl Jailed at Home

Strike Keeps Girl Jailed at Home

State Prosecution strike causes major slowdown in providing legal redress for citizens – and at least one teenage girl is stuck under house arrest.Hillel Fendel, 16/12/2010 16:02
State: No Surrogacy for Gay Men

State: No Surrogacy for Gay Men

The state argues that homosexual couples may not have a child using a surrogate mother. High Court to issue ruling.Maayana Miskin, 25/03/2010 21:04