EXPLAINER: "This is another positive step toward advancing transparency,” said Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn.
The reasons for traditionally prohibiting direct television coverage of court proceedings carry less weight, when it comes to Supreme Court discussions.
Nearly half of all Israelis do not trust the High Court. They attribute a left-wing bias to the Court and claim that it engages in extreme activism, in violation of the separation of powers.
Demonstrators against ‘anti-democratic measures’ blocked by police
Likud lawyer Avi Halevi told the High Court that Heba Yazbak had more than crossed the line with her public statements and posts supporting terrorist Samir Kuntar.
ACRI asks court to order war crimes trial against IDF Col. with ICC hovering
President of the Supreme Court Justice Esther Hayut attended an international conference held at the Academic Center for Law and Science in Hod Hasharon.
Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said that the state prosecution cuts too many plea bargains regarding weapons possession crimes and that the sentences for the deals are too lenient.
Acting Justice Minister Amir Ohana (still in office at press time) has openly accused the state prosecution of manufacturing criminal probes against him.
"There is a State Attorney’s Office inside the State Attorney’s Office," Justice Minister Amir Ohana claimed on Tuesday.