A close look at the indictment that was amended to reach a plea bargain in which Ofer Nimrodi admitted to committing several offenses, and a comparison between that indictment and the original one, only reinforces one's first impression: The substantive gap between the two documents is akin to the vast difference between the indictment of a criminal "whale" and the indictment of one of the myriad fish in the criminal sea.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.