Israel’s Legal System and Laws

Importation: Unique Israeli Standardization Requirements Must be Canceled  

Kohelet, Ran Fitoussi 12 Adar I 5784 | 21 February 2024

The cost-of-living issue is a painful problem for the Israeli public and likely to grow more acute under war conditions. One of the causes of rising costs is the...

Is the Declaration of Independence of Binding Legal Status?

Adv. Ariella Segal 25 Heshvan 5784 | 9 November 2023

Following the HCJ hearing on the amendment to Basic Law: The Judiciary regarding the reasonableness doctrine (HCJ 5658/23). One-line Answer: The Declaration of Independence is of enormous historical importance,...


What Can We Learn from Canada About Judicial Use of Unwritten Principles?

Adv. Avraham Shalev 25 Heshvan 5784 | 9 November 2023

An interesting 2021 ruling from the Supreme Court of Canada is very relevant to the conversation in Israel about judicial reform: What is the relation between “the language of...

Is there a binding constitutional custom in Israel to appoint a representative from the opposition parties to the Judicial Selection Committee?

Adv. Ariella Segal 12 Tishri 5784 | 27 September 2023

The proposed bill for changing the composition of the Judicial Selection Committee has prompted wide public and professional debate. As of now, the Knesset has chosen its two representatives...

Israel Supreme Court

Will the Court Place itself above the Constitution?

Ariel Erlich 3 Tishri 5784 | 18 September 2023

If the court will rule that its authority is above basic laws, Israel will be the only county in the world where a constitutional system is led by a...

Incapacitation of a Prime Minister- What is in the Amendment to the Law and will the High Court (“Bagatz”) Repeal it?

Kohelet 27 Elul 5783 | 13 September 2023

HCJ (2412/23) recently heard petitions against the amendment to Basic Law: The Government pertaining to incapacitation of a Prime Minister. What is going on? One line answer: The amendment...

Judicial reform is essential to return democratic power To Israel’s citizens

Adv. Avraham Shalev 14 Av 5783 | 1 August 2023

The overhaul is necessary to return power from Israel's judges to its citizens

Israel’s Judicial Reform: A Step Towards Restoring Balance

Adv. Avraham Shalev 10 Iyyar 5783 | 1 May 2023

Israel has been rocked for several weeks by a heated debate about the future of its judiciary. The present government – the first one in four years to enjoy...

Putting an end to the upheaval of the High Court

Prof. Abraham Diskin 26 Adar 5783 | 19 March 2023

Contrary to popular belief, the Israeli justice system is the most powerful in the world - one that has positioned itself as a supreme authority, even above the law...

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