#168 Eric - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • paul
    • 01.02.07 | 16:27 (IST)

    unlike you I'm not going to get personal.Do yourself a favour and read the editorial Haaretz wrote today....here is one paragraph: "Criminal law should have absented itself from this case, and bringing it to court involves treatment by the investigative and prosecutory authorities that is too energetic and pressured, even in the opinion of the judges. This is another aspect of the transformation of Israeli society into a litigious one ad nauseum, and the giving over of issues of morals and behavior to judges, as if their opinion on the question of what is disgusting and repulsive is more important than that of any other person"

    from the article: Ramon vows to appeal indecent behavior conviction
    First published 00:00 31.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 31.01.07
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