Seeking Conservative Bench, Justice Minister Threatens to Alter Israeli Supreme Court Appointments

With four Supreme Court slots opening up in 2017, Ayelet Shaked threatens to deprive the judges of their veto power in selecting their peers. 'The court has taken powers for itself that it shouldn’t have taken,' she says.

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Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked plans to submit legislation to reduce Supreme Court justices’ influence over the Judicial Appointments Committee if the committee proves unable to reach agreement on the...