Israeli Judicial Reforms

Latest in Israeli Judicial Reforms

Supreme Court of Israel

The Current State of Play in Israel’s Constitutional Showdown

As the first draft laws making up the new Israeli government’s judicial reform start passing preliminary votes in the Knesset, Israel moves toward a constitutional showdown, in which the Supreme Court might have to strike down new laws that seek to remove its power to strike down unconstitutional legislation.

Supreme Court of Israel

No More Legal ‘Gatekeepers’? Plans to Downgrade the Status of Government Legal Advisors in Israel

Government legal advisers play an important role in upholding the rule of law in Israel. Planned legal reforms, however, seek to allow the government to ignore their legal opinions and replace senior advisers with political appointees.

Subscribe to Lawfare