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    • Israeli Socialist
    • 08.04.12 | 06:11 (IDT)

    Why Israel has the uni camera parliamentary system I don't know. But it's undemocratic for an unelected body such as the High Court to squash laws passed by the elected representatives of the people, albeit in most cases a non-representative coalition with parties representing a small section of the population having an inordinate strength, and influence on the government of the day.

    from the article: Justice Minister pushing for bill that aims to reinstate law struck down by Israel's Supreme Court
    First published 00:51 08.04.12 | Last updated 00:51 08.04.12
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