law

Benny Gantz vows to protect legal system

'Just like Israel needs a functioning government, it needs a strong and independent legal system.'

27/05/2020
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives for a speech at his Jerusalem office, regarding th
Netanyahu trial to open on Sunday

First serving PM in history to sit on defendants’ bench.

Benjamin Netanyahu
New comptroller panel debates request for tycoon to pay legal bill

Back in February the panel agreed to re-hear the issues despite the fact that the previous committee under the previous comptroller had rejected the exact same request multiple times.

Trial of members of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s security services for crimes against humanity in
The Last Trial: Portraying the witness stand we all put ourselves on

The book plunges us into a trial and an exploration of various human desires – for sex, money, recognition, revenge – and the price that must be paid for them.

By RICK KOGAN
21/05/2020
Israeli Supreme Court President Esther Hayut and Supreme court Justices arrive to a court session on
Live broadcasts from the Supreme Court will shine sunlight on proceedings

The reasons for traditionally prohibiting direct television coverage of court proceedings carry less weight, when it comes to Supreme Court discussions.

By YAIR SHELEG
14/05/2020
New restrictions proposed for citizenship for Jews of Portuguese descent

B’nai B’rith president calls on Portuguese president to prevent advancement of amendment to make

Portugal might block the road to citizenship for Sephardi Jews

The ruling Socialist party is proposing to demand applicants to show an effective connection to Portugal

By YORAM ZARA
24/05/2020
An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards with Israel flag drawn on his boots
Iran progresses anti-Israel bill, plans to establish embassy in Jerusalem

Iranian MPs chanted "down with Israel" after the bill was approved

12/05/2020
Court: Netanyahu trial will not be aired live

But due to corona it will be aired to reporters in next door courtroom.

Miss Hitler competition domain name cancelled by GoDaddy

The contest encouraged young women to send pictures of themselves with Nazi symbols and share their adoration of the German dictator.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
09/05/2020
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