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Judiciary: November 28, 2012

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Nazareth District Court Justice, Yosef Ben-Hemo, ordered the arrest of two suspects in a vehicular breaking and entering case without holding a hearing, meeting the suspects or hearing the pleas of their attorneys.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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November 28th, 2012 at 5:06 pm

Judiciary: November 19, 2012

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In civil cases which require translation services from and to Arabic, the defendants and plaintifs are required to pay for the service. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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November 19th, 2012 at 9:49 am

Judiciary: November 13, 2012

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Eilat Magistrate’s Court Justice, Dan Landsman, had to preside over approximately 160 cases during a 12 hour shift.

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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November 13th, 2012 at 11:23 am

Political: November 28, 2011

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MK David Rotem (Israel Beitenu), the Chairman of the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee held a speedy vote on a proposed bill which would allow the appointment of Justice Asher Grunis as President of the Supreme Court.  The vote was held within 3 minutes of the meetings commencement, and before the opposition MKs entered the committee room.

(Hebrew)

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November 28th, 2011 at 1:49 pm