Tzipi Livni's great responsibility
Livni will have to restore confidence between the two systems and bring the function of the justice minister back to its traditional place as the representative of the judicial system to politicians.
A great responsibility has fallen on Justice Minister-designate Tzipi Livni (Hatnuah). The extremely stormy period that Israel's democracy has experienced, and the many shocks endured by relations between the justice system and politics, make the role of justice minister a very influential one at this time.
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