Supreme Court hearing on ‘reasonableness’ law kicks off

President of the Supreme Court Esther Hayut and Supreme court Justices arrive for a court hearing on petitions demanding the annulment of the appointment of Shas leader Aryeh Deri as a government Minister due to his recent conviction on tax offenses, at the Supreme Court in Jerusalem, on January 5, 2023 . Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90 *** Local Caption *** ??? ???? ????? ???? ???? ???? ???? ????? ?????? ?? ????? ???? ???? ????? ??? ???? ????? ???? ?????
Israel’s justice minister slammed the court for taking up the case, arguing that it has no legal grounds on which to do so. Israel’s Supreme Court, sitting as the High Court of Justice, convened on Tuesday to consider petitions against the so-called “reasonableness” law, an amendment to Basic Law: The Judiciary passed by the Knesset in July. The hearing, three days before the start of the High Holidays, is the first time in the court’s 75-year

This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.

Existing Users Log In
New User Registration
*Required field