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    • Joel A. Levitt
    • 16.05.07 | 20:57 (IDT)

    I am not familiar with Israeli law. In the U.S., a grand jury or a judge must indict a person accused of committing a crime before that person is brought to trial. If this is the purpose of the law just passed by the Knesset, congratulations. If this is not the law's purpose, then it sound like a license for a corrupt court to dismiss charges against politically important accuseds.I am not familiar with Israeli law. In the U.S., a grand jury or a judge must indict a person accused of commiting a crime before that person is brought to trial. If this is the purpose of the law just passed by the Knesset, congratulations. If this is not the law's purpose, then it sound like a license for a corrupt court to dismiss charges against politically important persons.

    from the article: Knesset passes law easing path for courts to pull indictment
    First published 00:00 16.05.07 | Last updated 00:00 16.05.07
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