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Political: February 14, 2013‎

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Ne’eman is establishing a public committee on judges misconduct. No women were proposed as committee members, failing to comply with High Court of Justice directions on equal representation.

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February 14th, 2013 at 1:44 pm

Political: April 8, 2012

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman is putting forward a governmental draft law to expand the jurisdiction of Rabbinical courts to cover civilian issues as well. According to the bill, the Rabbinical courts will have the authority to judge in damages claims following divorce agreements signed before the Rabbinical court, as well as having the sole authority to judge in divorce refusal cases.

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April 8th, 2012 at 12:11 am

Political: February 14, 2012

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Minister of Justice Yaakov Neeman, advised right-wing activists and the Honenu organization about how to submit pardon requests for Jews who were convicted for criminal and terrorist activity, in order to advance the approval of the requests.

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February 14th, 2012 at 1:03 am

Political: December 29, 2011‎

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A defendant’s right to receive intelligence information related to his case would be significantly restricted under a bill being promoted by Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein. Weinstein, supported by Minister of Justice Yaakov Ne’eman, wants to make it legal to withhold almost any intelligence information related to his case from the defendant.

Political: October 28, 2011

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Demonstrators gathered outside the home of the Minister of Justice, Yaakov Ne’eman, and demanded the release of Jewish prisoners convicted of harming Palestinians.

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October 28th, 2011 at 10:53 pm

Political: October 11, 2011

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the Justice Minister, Yaakov Ne’eman, to establish a committee for examining ways to legalize the illegal construction in the outposts built on Palestinian private land in the West Bank.

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October 11th, 2011 at 4:32 pm

Judiciary: 13 April, 2011

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Justice Minister Ya’akov Ne’eman has proposed to increase punishment on actions defined as “terrorism”. In his proposal, the minimum penalty for terror-related crimes will be 40 years in prison, as opposed to 30 years today. In addition, setting minimum term for a terror convict shall only be possible after 15 years, as opposed to 7 years today. Some convicts shall be sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. According to the proposition, a crime shall be defined as “terror” by 3 criteria: the motive, the goal, and the characteristics of the crime.

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April 13th, 2011 at 3:19 pm

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Judiciary: 1 April, 2011

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Attorney Yehudit Karp, former deputy Attorney General, sent a letter to the current Attorney General, Yehuda Weinstein, as well as to Minister of Justice Ya’akov Ne’eman, and to State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss. Karp’s letter details a series of commitments to the High Court of Justice which the state made and breached, as well as a number of cases in which the State Attorney’s office does not comply with the directions of the Attorney General about honoring judicial decisions.

Political: 2 January, 2011

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The Security Cabinet has extended by a further half year the temporary order prohibiting family unification involving Palestinians and citizens of Israel. Concurrently, Justice Minister Yaakov Ne’eman was asked to hasten the legislation process on this matter, in order to make the temporary order into law. (Hebrew)

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January 2nd, 2011 at 10:39 pm