least four women will be on the Judicial Selection Committee, according
to a bill authorized by the Knesset Law, Constitution and Justice
Committee for its first reading Monday
legislation proposed by MKs Aliza Lavie (Yesh Atid) and Zehava Gal-On
(Meretz), requires at least four of nine members of the committee to be
committee currently consists of three Supreme Court justices, including
the Supreme Court President, the Justice Minister, another minister,
two MKs and two Bar Association representatives and the new bill
mandates that one person in each category to be a woman.
important that the group of people who design the face of our courts
include women," Lavie said. She pointed out that a law she proposed
requiring the same of committees to appoint religious judges passed
earlier this year.
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