In the spirit of a well-known saying, we can say - in reference to the 55 Hebrew words that contain the attorney general's decision to refrain from investigating Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in the matter of the legislation regarding agricultural lands - that there has never been such a short "public report" on such an important issue involving such a highly placed office holder.0 comments
Professor Ze'ev Segal is the senior legal commentator for Haaretz newspaper, and a member of its editorial board. His articles focus on Supreme Court judgments and legal issues of vital public importance.
An associate professor of law at Tel Aviv University, Segal is also an observer on The Israeli Press Council, chairperson of the Israel Diaspora Forum at the World Zionist Organization and co-chairperson of the Forum of Law and Society. He holds bachelor's and master's degrees from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, and a PhD in Law from Tel Aviv University.
Segal is the author of five books on law, including The Right to Know in the Light of the Freedom of Information Act, and Freedom of the Press: Between Myth and Reality.