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Analysis and Discussion Concerning the Supreme Court of Israel

by Avinoam Sharon
May 30, 2018

This issue of the Israeli Supreme Court Blog presents an abstract of the Supreme Court’s decision of May 24, 2018, addressing the lawfulness of the IDF’s rules of engagement during the recent events on the Gaza border (HCJ 3003/18), and refers to...

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by Avinoam Sharon
May 11, 2018

Case Law:

HCJ 4113/13 Financial Organizations Coordinating Agency v. Minister of the Interior at al. – Outsourcing Tax and Debt Collection

In a decision delivered on March 26, 2018...

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by Michael Herz and Suzanne Stone
February 25, 2018

In the upcoming months, Justices Uri Shoham and Yoram Danziger will step down from the Court.  On Thursday, February...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
January 10, 2017

Based on a presentation by Professor Mark Kende at the ISCP's June 2016 conference,...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
August 24, 2016

One of the unique functions of the Israeli Supreme Court is to conduct a “further hearing” – an additional round of adjudication of a case which is not considered an appeal but is usually held, at the Court’s permission, when all other possible...

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by Doron Dorfman
June 16, 2016

Disability Legal Studies is a relatively new field. It seeks to apply the perspectives of Disability Studies to law and examines the role that legal institutions play in the social construction of disability. Looking at the case of Ora Mor Yosef...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
June 06, 2016

There are at least three contexts in which the Court has grappled with Palestinians’ property rights and to which it has recently devoted attention: home demolitions, absentee properties, and the legality of settlements. As the Court notes, the...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
March 16, 2016

In recent weeks, political and legal news in Israel have devoted a lot of attention to the appointment of Avichai Mendelblit as Attorney General (“AG”). Below is a summary of the Israeli Supreme Court’s decision in two petitions challenging the...

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