Viewpoints
Analysis and Discussion Concerning the Supreme Court of Israel

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 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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by Orly Rachmilovitz
July 19, 2015

The Comparative Project: A Synopsis of Presentations from Panel One of the ISCP's inaugural conference, Constitutional Conflicts and the Judicial Role in...

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by Sharon Frieling
June 10, 2015

By Dr. Sharon Frieling, Adv., expert in family and estate law.

Website: http://lawadvice.co.il. (Original post in Hebrew)

Translated by Orly...

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May 17, 2015

In a landmark decision handed down in April, Avneri v. The Knesset, HCJ 5239/11, the...

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April 14, 2015

Swearing-in Ceremony for President of the Supreme Court, Justice Miriam Naor, and Farewell to President of the Supreme Court, President Asher Grunis

The President’s Residence, January 15, 2015

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by Yoav Dotan
March 24, 2015

          The recent retirement of President Asher Grunis would probably not be viewed by the legal community in Israel as the end of an era in the history of the Supreme Court. Justice Grunis has always been considered a sophisticated and...

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by Yoav Dotan
March 16, 2015

     One of the recent squabbles in Israeli politics was triggered by the Prime Minister’s decision to remove two of the judges on the panel that had been appointed to elect the winner of the prestigious Israel Prize for literature. Netanyahu...

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