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Report: Orthodox Justice Defied Supreme Court’s Directive, Participated in Gush Etzion Liberation Ceremony

Recently retired Justice Elyakim Rubinstein, also an Orthodox Jew, told Army Radio he saw no problem in his former colleague's attending the ceremony as a private person.

Supreme Court Boycotting Celebration of 50th Anniversary of Eastern Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria Liberation

"Following a reexamination of the issue, it was decided that there was no room for a representative of the judiciary to participate in the event."

Death Row White Supremacist Fires Jewish, Indian Attorneys for Failure to Communicate

Dylann Roof has made legal history, being the first US citizen to face both a state and federal death penalty at the same time.

Supreme Court Approves Policy Against State, Local Government Employing Illegal Eritreans, Sudanese

Justice Rubinstein noted that the anti-migrant employment policy is consistent with the government's decision to increase employment opportunities for Israelis.

Chabad Rabbi on Trial for Incitement: Soldiers Are Forbidden to Evacuate Settlements

Rabbi Wolpo said in his testimony that according to Jewish law the evacuation of settlements in the Land of Israel is a worse sin than eating pork on Yom Kippur, since it endangers the lives of millions of Jews.

High Court Rejects Meretz, Reform Petition to Compel Public Transportation on Shabbat

The judges noted that the state is not obligated to act to examine transportation needs, and emphasized that they do not intend to express their opinion on this issue.

Waqf Refuses to Appear in Court Over Suspected Hamas Building on Temple Mount

The Jordanian government ordered the Waqf to not appear in court, as part of their policy to not recognize the authority of the courts of the State of Israel over the Temple Mount.

AG: Sara Netanyahu to Be Charged with Fraudulently Receiving $100,000

According to a Justice Ministry announcement, Sara Netanyahu was part of an effort "to create a false impression that the prime minister's official residence on Balfour Street in Jerusalem does not employ a cook, despite the fact that throughout the entire period they employed cooks."

Bacon Emerging as Latest Villain in lawsuits Against US Restaurants

Instead of accepting a free omelet, the offended Jewish woman is suing Denny's for breach of contract and negligent representation, and is asking for monetary damages for emotional and physical distress from having eaten bacon.

Political Machine Harassing MK Hazan with Ancient Lawsuit to Curb his Enthusiasm

The AG's statement said that according to the Knesset Immunity Law, Hazan has 30 days to request that the Knesset determine his immunity from criminal proceedings.

Hail the Chief Justice: Israelis Prove they Still Have a Sense of Humor

The court's security guards—not nearly as able in the humor dept.—reported the artistic offense to police which launched an investigation that includes forensics officers.

High Court Rejects NGOs Suit to Ban Deportation of Illegals

The ruling stated that "the consent of the foreigners to their removal is not required for the deportation to be lawful, and it is also possible to deport them against their will.

Israeli Karaites Join Reform, Conservative, in Demanding Share of Heritage Channel

Channel 20 CEO Sachi Franz issued a statement expressing his frustration at the "absurd" situation in which a ratings-based, commercial channel is expected to offer screen time to every Tom, Dick and Shlomo who represent insignificant Jewish movements.

Ahead of Decisive High Court Debate, Non-Orthodox Movements Demand Share in Running Western Wall

The members of the Conservative, Reform, Women of the Wall, and other non-Orthodox groups tell the high court that, as is always the case in real estate, they can no longer accept the devaluation of their share in the ancient relic on account of reduced exposure to street traffic, or, you guessed it: location, location, location.

Israel Cancels Contract with Rightwing Think Tank on Illegal Migration over Technicality

Although the lawsuit focused on irregularities in contracting with an independent agency, its purpose was to prevent a study showing an improvement in the human rights situation in Eritrea, in preparation for the deportation of illegal migrants.

High Court Blocks IEC From Disconnecting PA’s Electricity Despite Massive Debt

The Palestinian Authority's accumulated unpaid bills have risen to over 2.2 billion shekels.

Rightwing NGO Petitions High Court to Demolish Illegal Road to New Arab City

The high court has to either demolish the road paved on illegally obtained land – or risk having to approve thousands of disputed Jewish-owned homes.

US Court Deports PLFP Jerusalem Supermarket Terrorist for Lying on her Applications

US District Judge Gershwin A. Drain ruled that Odeh be deported to her home country of Jordan and will be barred for life from re-entering the US.

High Court Suspends ‘Regulation Act’ Designed to Spare Jewish Homes from Demolition

Some have argued that Mandelblit just established a dangerous precedent in Israel's mishmash of the branches of government, whereby the Knesset would have to await the court's approval for its legislation, as would the government depend on the court's not to execute new laws.

Black Jewish Banker Suing Goldman Sachs for Discrimination

Goldman Sachs is facing a proposed class action suit in the same court in Manhattan over its alleged discrimination against women in pay and promotions.

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