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Historic First: Chassidic Woman Elected to be NY Civil Court Judge

12 Elul 5776 – September 14, 2016
For the first time in U.S. history, a Chassidic woman wins a Brooklyn election, against a man, to become a New York Civil Court judge.

Prosecution Objects to Arab Petition to Demolish Homes of ‘Jewish Terrorists’

The prosecution argued that it would be a mistake to treat Jewish and Arab terrorism equally.

Shurat HaDin: Obama Secretly Transferred $1.7 Billion to Iran to Keep It Out of...

11 Elul 5776 – September 13, 2016
The US and Iran did not draft a written settlement agreement or any other formal documentation of the cash transfers, and Iran directed the Iran-US Tribunal at the Hague that it not record the settlement of its claim.

Turkish Justice Ministry Asking US to Detain Dissident Gülen

The official request claims that the July 15 coup attempt was carried out under Gülen's "command and control."

Court Cancels Restraining Order Against Jewish Worshipper Near Temple Mount

Police requested a delay in carrying out the ruling to give them time to appeal it before the Supreme Court.

White House: Obama to Veto Bill Empowering 9/11 Families to Sue the Saudis

Democratic lawmakers are concerned the veto would ignite a showdown between the White House and Congress that would damage the president.

Likud MKS Meet With Amona, Ofra Residents to Protest Court-Ordered Demolition of Homes

10 Elul 5776 – September 12, 2016
Outraged residents of Amona and Ofra are denouncing the Likud government that is enforcing a court order to demolish their homes.

Hoax & Loophole Can Help Illegals Win US Citizenship, Lawyer Warns

9 Elul 5776 – September 11, 2016
An American attorney warns that illegals are using a loophole in the justice system to seize an opportunity for legal status.

Netanya Mayor Remanded for Another 3 Days

The same court extended the remand of the Mayor' son Tzafrir Feirberg.

High Court Rejects Three Petitions Against Force-Feeding Prisoners

Elyakim Rubinstein, the Vice President of the Supreme Court, said he was persuaded that there are possible situations in which saving lives requires having the amendment on the books.

US Frees Would-be Assassin of President Ronald Reagan

The would-be assassin of President Ronald Reagan was freed by a federal judge after 35 years.

Netanya Mayor Remanded for 6 Days on Suspicion of Corruption, Bribes

5 Elul 5776 – September 7, 2016
One of the suspects is contractor and developer Avraham T'shuva, the brother of natural gas and real estate tycoon Itzhak T'shuva.

Police: Jews Forbidden to Pray without Permit Anywhere in Jerusalem’s Muslim Quarter

The court's decision appears to fly in the face of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed in the 1948 General Assembly resolution 217(III).

Gazan Equipment Dealer Charged With Smuggling, Selling Scuba Gear to Hamas

2 Elul 5776 – September 5, 2016
A Gaza equipment merchant was indicted on seven charges of smuggling scuba diving equipment into the region and selling it to Hamas.

Israel Supreme Court Temporarily Blocks State From Transferring FATCA Info to IRS

2 Elul 5776 – September 4, 2016
Ex-pat Americans faced with reporting all of their financial and personal banking information may still have some privacy.

Samaria Jew Indicted for Shooting at Arab Taxi that Tried to Run Him Over

The indictment omits a crucial component, the fact that the Arab taxi veered off its path in an attempt to ram the shooter's vehicle.

Meretz Chairwoman Forced Supreme Court to Work on Shabbat

Israeli courts maintain skeletal Shabbat and Holiday shifts to respond to the most urgent needs, like police requests for injunctions to prevent the smuggling of children.

Coalition Chair: No Coming back from Netanyahu Vs. Transport Minister Crisis

1 Elul 5776 – September 3, 2016
The order for the technical teams to abandon the work sites was given after they had taken apart some of the rails, so that there was no way to resume service Saturday night.

Sharp Rightwing Criticism of Supreme Court Ruling on Demolishing Gush Etzion Homes

29 Av 5776 – September 2, 2016
Minister Zeev Elkin called on Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked (Habayit Hayehudi) to lead a far reaching reform to regain the public's trust in the Supreme Court.

Mayer Herskovic Accused of Leading Beating of Brooklyn Black Gay Man [video]

28 Av 5776 – September 1, 2016
His DNA was found on the heel of the victim’s sneaker, which was found on the roof of a nearby building.

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