Viewpoints
Analysis and Discussion Concerning the Supreme Court of Israel

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
February 03, 2016

Religion in the Modern Nation-State

 

*Prepared by Orly Rachmilovitz

 

Ori Aronson (Bar Ilan Faculty of Law):

The...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
January 17, 2016

Over the past three months, the Israeli Supreme Court has been called upon in at least three cases to revisit the issue of military demolition of the homes of Palestinians who have committed (or are suspected of having committed) acts of terror...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
January 08, 2016

“Immigration, Asylum and the Treatment and Status of Refugees”—A Synopsis of Presentations from Panel Four of the ISCP’s inaugural conference

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by Melanie Goldberg
December 24, 2015

“We consider ourselves a group. We are a collective. We sit together, we adjudicate together. We are a pluralistic institute . . . of equals.”

These are the words of Aharon Barak...

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by Orly Rachmilovitz
December 16, 2015

A recent decision by the Israeli Supreme Court (CA 7918/15, Jane Doe v. Gal Friedman, November 24, 2015, available in translation...

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by Alexander Kaye
September 08, 2015

This website is an impressive new resource for speakers of English who want to have access to the law of Israel. It is also a route into the legal culture of Israel and so it occurred to me that some visitors to this site may also be interested...

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by Dr. Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler
September 04, 2015

On 11 August 2015 the Israeli Supreme Court sitting as High Court of Justice delivered its awaited decision in HCJ 8665/14 Desta v Minister of Interior et al (English summary...

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