Deputy President of the Supreme Court Eliezer Rivlin was expected on Monday to retire at a festive farewell ceremony which will include all of the Supreme Court judges,Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman and Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein, Israel Radio reported.

Rivlin, 70, was most well-known for his decisions in the field of damages and freedom of expression.

The outgoing judge recently lost a last minute bid for election to the post of State Comptroller.

Monday also marks the last day that former Supreme Court President Dorit Beinish can publish judgments, now that three months will have passed since her retirement went into effect.

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