The courts' severe handling of Olmert's cases means police don't need suspicion of a mega crime to go after Netanyahu.
Olmert appeal was blocked in the affair in which he gave cash-filled envelopes to a U.S. businessman.
All three cases involve incidents that occurred before he became prime minister, during his terms as industry minister and/or mayor of Jerusalem.
Just a few years ago, suspicious developments in Ehud Olmert’s pen collection were considered a reason to investigate the prime minister. Not so with Bibi.
The hearing to commute one-third of the ex-premier's sentence will be heard on December 25.
Source says the prime minister's aim is to defend the right to privacy, but critics warn such legislation would harm police work and freedom of the press.
The army has improved training, and the air force is cooperating better with Military Intelligence. But the pounding of the Home Front will only be greater next time.
Olmert began serving a 19-month term for bribery and obstruction of justice in February.
A lot of those people who thundered against the statute of limitations argument made by Olmert-defending journalists are now – believe it or not - making the very same argument, at the very same decibel level, in regard to Netanyahu.
Zionist Union's Peretz, Hasson spend 45 minutes with former PM, who's serving 19-month sentence for bribery and obstruction of justice.