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Judiciary: January 7, 2013

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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)

Judiciary: June 18, 2012

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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)

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June 18th, 2012 at 9:13 pm

Settlers and Settlements: June 15, 2012‎

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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.

Judiciary: April 23, 2012

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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)

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April 23rd, 2012 at 3:37 pm

Judiciary: December 12, 2011

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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.

(Hebrew)

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December 12th, 2011 at 12:03 am

Economy and Society: August 31, 2011

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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.

(Hebrew)

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August 31st, 2011 at 12:37 pm

Judiciary: July 19, 2011

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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.”

(Hebrew)

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July 19th, 2011 at 11:35 am