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Court's refusal to nix Israel's Nation-State Law is dangerous - opinion

The court’s holding establishes the revolutionary principle that the Knesset, even when sitting as a constituent authority, cannot amend the constitution unless the court approves it.

Sa'ar rolls out push for separation of powers in Israel's gov't

Though Israel technically has no constitution, the Knesset has passed a series of basic laws since the 1990s with quasi-constitutional status.

President-PM tensions mount in Tunis, calls for constitutional court grow

Young democracy challenged as parliament and head of state collide.

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
20/02/2021

Can Trump pardon himself? Would the courts reject the move?

There are questions about whether a president's broad executive clemency powers under the US Constitution would permit such action.

By REUTERS
16/01/2021

Can Trump be removed from office before his term ends on Jan. 20?

There are two ways to remove a president from office: the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution and impeachment followed by a Senate conviction.

By REUTERS
07/01/2021
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AG body slams attempt to strike Jewish Nation State Law

Tells court it has nor authority to vacate a Basic Law

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Knesset approves 'bereaved parents' specification on IDs

"This is the right thing to do, and it distinguishes us as a nation," head of the Knesset's Constitution Committee, MK Yaakov Asher, said.

Belarus' Lukashenko to resign following adoption of new constitution

He said the current constitution needed reforming as too much power was concentrated in the hands of the president and that there would be "trouble" if he handed over the reins now.

By REUTERS
27/11/2020
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