asher grunis

Tzipi Livni
15 candidates for Supreme Court announced

Two will be selected in a month; candidates include former attorney-general Mazuz, Olmert and Pinto's lawyer.

'Herak' movement hold up photos of prisoners in Israeli jails in solidarity demo, Amman, April 20.
Rare appeal granted in policy of education for Palestinian prisoners

Appeal seeks to overturn Supreme Court decision upholding ban of higher education for security prisoners.

The Tamar gas processing rig off the coast of Israel
High Court rejects petition against state's decision on natural gas export

Petition signed by Yacimovich, Rivlin calling for gas export policy to be determined by Knesset falls 5-2.

High Court of Justice
High Court looks set to throw out law used to seize east Jerusalem land

Justices may retroactively legalize post-’67 confiscations, arguing that undoing past actions would open up a “pandora’s box.”

Judge investigated for beating his children
Judge investigated for beating his kids to return to duties in January

Livni and Grunis say judge won't handle criminal, family cases; case dropped in May for "the good of the children."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
30/08/2013
Supreme Court President Asher Grunis
High Court: State must explain why gas exports issue not decided in Knesset

Yacimovich says Netanyahu must understand that fateful decisions for Israel should be decided in Knesset not in "closed rooms."

By JPOST.COM STAFF
01/08/2013
Supreme Court President Asher Grunis
Rule of Law: Shifting to the Center

A year into his term, Supreme Court President Asher Grunis has surprised both his supporters and detractors with his rulings.

New Lod District Court
Grunis, Neeman inaugurate new Lod District Court

“When you compare this building to other buildings, the gap is huge,” said Grunis.

Shahar Greenspan
Drunk driving

Bizarrely lenient sentences negate the logic of deterrence. They undercut our safety and corrode our faith in the justice system.

Construction in Jerusalem's Har Homa neighborhood
Court: Palestinians must stop building near Sussiya

Ruling came against backdrop of advocacy group petition to compel Civil Administration to demolish Palestinian structures.

By YONAH BOB
07/06/2012
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