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May 1, 2011 04:50
The court signaled, more unmistakably than ever, that it is climbing down from the everything-is-justicable philosophy.
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high court panel citizenship law 311. (photo credit:Ariel Jerozolimski)

The High Court of Justice last week vehemently rejected a petition against granting the Israel Prize to Shimon Mizrahi, legendary chairman of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s basketball club.

This wasn’t the first time the Israel Prize was contested before the High Court, nor was it the first time the court declined to intervene. What made the latest decision memorable was the sharply worded arguments that underpinned the ruling.

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