Viewpoints
Analysis and Discussion Concerning the Supreme Court of Israel

by Dori Pinto
June 26, 2015

By Dori Pinto

Translated by Orly Rachmilovitz

On April 15, 2015, the Supreme Court (by panel of former President Grunis, President Naor, Deputy President Rubinstein, and Justices Joubran, Hayut,...

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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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May 07, 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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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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by Melanie Goldberg
February 27, 2015

On January 15th, Miriam Naor was officially appointed Israel’s 11th Supreme Court President, replacing Asher D...

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by Ori Aronson
January 05, 2015

Dialogue is a favorite metaphor of constitutional designers and constitutional thinkers in the age of deliberative democracy. The idea that constitutional interpretation can take place through a communicative process – one in which...

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by Michael E. Herz and Suzanne Last Stone
December 24, 2014

In August 1958, Hebrew University of Jerusalem hosted an International Lawyers Convention.  At the conclusion of three days of proceedings, attended by many leading jurists and academics from around the world, the distinguished British judge Sir...

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