israel law center

Yishai Schlissel
Court convicts Gay Pride Parade stabber Yishai Schlissel of murder

Schlissel’s first attempt at infiltrating the parade was stopped by police. He managed to gain entry and launch the attack by joining it from a different street.

Terror Israel
US court hears PA appeal against $656 m. terror judgment

Court to PA: your argument could make it hard to sue foreign terrorists in US; Victim: hopeful for complete victory.

Ayelet Shaked, nouvelle ministre de la Justice
Shaked, AG can wait on emergency motion to end prosecutors’ strike

Judge Eyal Avrahami pushed back at the emergency motion, noting that if it was so emergent that it could not wait another day, it would have been filed 9 day ago when the strike started.

Gavel
Report shows spike in valid complaints against judges

A valid complaint indicates that the judge made one of a variety of possible errors.

Guantanamo Bay
Guantanamo’s influence on Israeli civilian courts

Normally, the only kind of testimony that can be used to convict a defendant, any defendant from a petty thief to an arch terrorist, is testimony made by witnesses in court.

Gavel
Jerusalem judge orders release of Palestinian man responsible for Herzliya manhunt

Citing lack of evidence of planned terror attack, judge rejects 5-day remand pending police appeal.

Temple Mount
Analysis: Stop and frisk terror law may not last even if it passes

Stop and frisk, meaning where a policeman stops someone on the street and can demand to review what objects they are carrying in their pockets or elsewhere.

African migrants
African migrants start law school studies at Ramat Gan

One migrant is in a night program which will allow him to continue working as a court translator in Tel Aviv.

Ayelet Shaked, nouvelle ministre de la Justice
Shaked introduces major changes to confessions law to protect defendants

Many security cases involving Arab-Israelis and even some involving Jewish security suspects could be heavily impacted by the change.

Ayelet Shaked
Curing the Supreme Court’s ills – Part I: Judicial review

One of the important tasks which the new government and the new Knesset will face is the urgent need to cure some of the ills of the Supreme Court.

By DAVID J. MARTIN
24/05/2015
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