Esther Hayut

Israel's High Court chief Esther Hayut retires, no replacement in sight

Until the Judicial Selection Committee selects a new chief, Justice Uzi Fogelman will serve as interim chief justice.

Israel's top justice to hold muted retirement event amid Yariv Levin spat

It was decided that the ceremony would be a muted affair, with no speakers from outside the judiciary - and not just Justice Minister Yariv Levin.

Gatekeepers of democracy: The 3 women who are the Israeli gov't's biggest enemies

INSIDE POLITICS: By chance (or not), the government’s three biggest enemies, the gatekeepers of democracy and public services, happen to be women.

Israel's High Court of Justice

High Court sets date for hearing on Judicial Selection Committee

By the end of the year, Israel could be facing a shortage of more than 50 judges, putting the judicial system in crisis.

50 Influential Jews: Esther Hayut and Gali Baharav-Miara - No. 6

For those opposing the Judicial reform, the Supreme Court President and the Attorney-General are the symbols of Israel’s liberal democratic order. Here is why.

Will the High Court strike down the reasonableness law? - analysis

The reasonableness law was an amendment to a basic law, which the court believes requires a high threshold for the court to nullify.

Who are the High Court justices shaping Israel's destiny?

Who are those 15 Supreme Court justices whose ruling will profoundly influence the nation’s course for years to come?


Israel faces constitutional crisis in historic court hearing

High Court Justice Yitzhak Amit: Democracy dies in small steps • Full bench of 15 discusses amendment to Basic Law: The Judiciary

Israel's High Court rejects Rothman appeal to disqualify top justice

Rothman had appealed to the court on Monday as one of the respondents to the eight petitions against the judicial reform law.

Rothman looks to ban Israel's top justice from judicial reform hearing

Knesset Legal Advisor Sagit Afik reportedly refused to file the motion, which Rothman sought because she had expressed bias on the matter.

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