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    • joe
    • 16.11.11 | 07:57 (IST)

    'The prime minister expressed concern that the legislation would violate the separation of powers between the legislative and judicial branches of government... "There will not be such a law in a government of which I am the head," he reportedly said.' bibi- the government is not part of legislation, if the knesset passes the law- it becomes the law, with or w/out government support. regarding the vetting- it works in the us, might also work here. the assault on this proposal is too strong, noone's undermining the independence of the court. the problem is that candidates are selected by a very narrow group of people and their credentials are not that clear.

    from the article: Netanyahu slams bill that would enable Knesset to vet Supreme Court candidates
    First published 00:48 16.11.11 | Last updated 00:48 16.11.11
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