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Elor Azaria Sentenced to 18-Month Prison Term

Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier convicted last month for shooting at a terrorist in Chevron last Purim when he was neutralized and on the ground after having been shot when…

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Police, Protestors Prepare for Azaria Sentencing

Police were out in large numbers Tuesday morning, preparing to meet the large crowds expected to gather outside Defense Ministry headquarters in Tel Aviv, as a final sentencing decision in…

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Appeals Court Denies Stay to Kiryas Joel Expansion

An appeals court allowed a long-awaited expansion of the village of Kiryas Joel to begin, upholding a lower court ruling which rejected legal challenges to the growth. In a decision…

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MK Proposes Term Limits for High Court Judges

A new law proposed by Yisrael Beytenu MK Robert Ilyatuv seeks to “rejuvenate” the High Court by limiting the amount of time a judge can sit on the court. Under…

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Government Cites Regulation Law in Adei Ad Case

Israel’s High Court judges will have an opportunity to pass judgment on the recently passed Regulation Law after state attorneys invoked it in the Adei Ad outpost case, in which…

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Appeals Court OKs NYC Salt-Warning Rule for Restaurants

New York City’s pioneering requirement for chain restaurants to flag salty items on their menus is both legal and beneficial, an appeals court said Friday, rejecting a restaurant-industry challenge to…

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Knesset Bill to Overrule High Court in Pipeline

The struggle for legal supremacy in Israel between the High Court and the Knesset appeared headed for further escalation Tuesday with news of a coming legislative proposal to enable the…

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