Esther Hayut

What's going on with the battle over judges’ conflicts of interest?

EXPLAINER: "This is another positive step toward advancing transparency,” said Justice Minister Avi Nissenkorn.

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.

Israeli High Court hearing on whether Netanyahu can form next government despite indictment he faces
The moment of truth for judicial restraint in Israel

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.

Chief justice criticizes Edelstein for preventing Knesset from gathering

Demonstrators against ‘anti-democratic measures’ blocked by police

High Court wrestles with whether Yazbak provocations are disqualifying

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.

Hayut: How could a fleeing rock-thrower be mortal danger?

ACRI asks court to order war crimes trial against IDF Col. with ICC hovering

The Lounge with Michal Galanti: December 23, 2019

President of the Supreme Court Justice Esther Hayut attended an international conference held at the Academic Center for Law and Science in Hod Hasharon.

Gilad Erdan attends a cabinet meeting, December 2019.
Are Erdan, the court and police uniting on weapons possession sentences?

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.

Will the rule of law survive the hardball politics of 2019?

Acting Justice Minister Amir Ohana (still in office at press time) has openly accused the state prosecution of manufacturing criminal probes against him.

Supreme Court President Esther Hayut
Esther Hayut answers Ohana: These are days unparalleled in our history

"There is a State Attorney’s Office inside the State Attorney’s Office," Justice Minister Amir Ohana claimed on Tuesday.

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