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Supreme Court Justice Yoram Danziger criticized the police for negligence in the investigation of Sadi Saleh on suspicion of igniting a cellular tower in Beit Jann. The court found that the police failed to examine all footage from security cameras, yet this negligence does not amount to a reasonable doubt in Saleh’s responsibility for the crime.
Israel’s Supreme Court upheld a state attorney decision to prohibit three suspects from meeting with their lawyer after their arrest. The suspected are accused of setting a Palestinian vehicle on fire in Dahariya village.
Jerusalem District Court Justice Dr. Yigal Marzel determined that the Jerusalem Municipality violated the Supreme Court’s orders regarding providing assistance to the city’s LGBT community’s “Open House”.
Supreme Court Justice Yoram Danziger signed a verdict even though he has been on a leave of absence since August whilst being under a police investigation under caution.
MK Yariv Levin (Likud) says that Supreme Court of Justice has no authority to invalidate Knesset legislation, because Israel does not have a constitution, nor constitutional principals, which authorize Supreme Court’s intervention.
Attorney General, Yehuda Weinstein, is expected to defend the new “Boycott Law” in the appeal to Supreme Court of Justice, although his position is that the law is marginally unconstitutional, and brings up many difficulties. The Knesset’s legal adviser, Eyal Yinon, will also defend the law, despite submitting to the Knesset his legal opinion, that the law may not stand the test of the High Court.
At the request of Minister of the Interior, Eli Yishai, the state attorney appealed for a renewal of court deliberations of the Supreme Court of Justice ruling that the ”Pregnant Foreign Worker Procedure”, which allows the deportation of a foreign worker who has given birth to a child after completion of the three months maternity leave to which she is entitled, is an illegal procedure and is to be annulled.
Contrary to the Admission Committees Law recently passed, admission committees will continue to operate in communities outside of the Negev and the Galilee as well.
According to information presented by the State Attorney to the Supreme Court of Justice, only 30% of illegal construction in Jewish settlements has been demolished in the last three years. Of illegal construction in Palestinian settlements in the West Bank, only 13% has been demolished.
Even though the Supreme Court of Justice decided the amendment of the Internal Revenue Act, approved by the government, promote inequality and discriminates against Arab municipalities by denying them tax benefits, the government has yet to refer to the decision, and did not provide the Court with a new list of municipalities. The government had to reply to the decision at the end of November. (Hebrew)