Archive for the ‘State Attorney’s office’ tag
The Jerusalem Magistrate’s Court dismissed an indictment against a right-wing activist for assaulting a police officer, after it was found that right-wing activist Nadia Matar, who organized the demonstration in which the incident allegedly occured, was not charged even though she allegedly commited more serious offences. The court ruled that there was selective enforcement by the State Attorney’s Office.
(Hebrew – Ynet)
The State Attorney’s labor disputes expert Nurit Elstein wrote an opinion which was used by the Regional Labour Court to increase the pension rights of MK Ronit Tirosh (Kadima) by approximately 2 million NIS. The opinion was passed on to Tirosh for prior perusal, while using familiar nicknames.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
The State Attorney’s Office announced to the Village Council Heads the West Bank villages of Ein Arik, Dir Abziya, and Beitunia, that an expropriation act of 590 dunam [about 146 acres] of their residents’ land has been annulled. The announcement follows an appeal to the High Court of Justice. The expropriated land was designated for building a shorter road from the settlement of Talmon to Jerusalem.
Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein has presented a framework for the creation of an internal auditing body for the State Attorney’s Office, which will not have the authority to handle public complaints.
(Hebrew - Haaretz)
A State Comptroller report determines that the Police and State Attorney’s office close cases due to “lack of public interest” in despite legal guidelines and court rulings to the contrary.
The Ministry of Health decided that the process of resignation of hospital interns is void, based on the opinion of State Attorney’s office, that the resignation is illegal.
State Comptroller is preparing a serious report on how Police and State Attorney’s office handle thousands of cases which are being closed for “lack of public interest.”