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Judiciary: 24 January, 2011

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The Supreme Court sharply criticized the handling of illegal construction in the Occupied West Bank. In the course of hearing the appeal by Yesh Din over the demolition of two structures  built on privately-owned Palestinian land near Beth El, Chief Justice Dorit Beinish said to the representatives for the State: “Priorities are a magic word. They were never put into operation. Where do those priorities you are talking about exist?”

(Hebrew)

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Economy: 29 December, 2010

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Dorit Beinish, Presiding Justice of the Supreme Court, sharply criticized the state’s conduct in the attorneys’ strike, which has been ongoing for more than a month. Beinish wondered why the Treasury has held no communication with the attorneys and why it has not contacted the Labor Court to conduct negotiations under its auspices. “You have no explanation for taking the roundabout way instead of the highway,” she said. (Hebrew)

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December 30th, 2010 at 2:19 am