A-G working to speed up judicial process

By DAN IZENBERG
May 16, 2010 17:38

 
X

Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later

The attorney-general on Sunday instructed State Attorney Moshe Lador to order public prosecutors to request of the court that criminal cases be heard every day to speed up the judicial process.

In a letter to Lador, Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein wrote, "Holding trial hearings each day could reduce the number of wasted  deliberations and focus them on the genuine issues which must be considered to assess a defendant's innocence or guilt," wrote Weinstein.

He added that holding the trial on a daily basis would give lawyers more time to study the case before the trial begins and enable the state to more lenient regarding defense requests to postpone the hearings before the questioning of witnesses begins.

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
May 19, 2019
Fire breaks out in Nahal Oz, incendiary balloons suspected

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF