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Judiciary: February 19, 2013

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The Annual Report of the Judicial Ombudsman, former High Court Justice Eliezer Goldberg, shows that in 2012 there was a rise in the number of justified complaints against judges, even though the total number of complaints has gone down. Most of the complaints are about Rabbinical and Family Courts. The report also points to many cases of legal red tape, at all judicial levels.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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February 19th, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Judicial: January 1‎‏9‏‎, 2012‎

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An organization representing the country’s judges is seeking to have a law passed that would bar publication of the fact that a complaint is filed with the judicial ombudsman against a particular judge.

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January 19th, 2012 at 9:56 am

Judiciary: January 5, 2012‎

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The judicial ombudsman is investigating suspicions that a judge violated the judicial code of ethics by proposing that the Bailiff’s Office rent a property he owns in Acre.

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January 5th, 2012 at 3:43 pm