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 FILE PHOTO: Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump gestures during a campaign rally in Claremont, New Hampshire, U.S., November 11, 2023.

Trump engaged in 'insurrection' but can still run, Colorado judge rules

 POLICE AND security personnel work at the scene of the shooting attack south of Jerusalem yesterday.

Is Israel sleepwalking into legal issues with the Palestinians in Gaza?

 People gather and light candles to remember the Israeli victims of the October 7 massacre at Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv, October 12, 2023.

Same-sex partners of fallen soldiers are now recognized as IDF widow/ers

 Pictures of Israelis abducted by Hamas terrorists in Gaza are screened on the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, on November 6, 2023.

Knesset speaker announces budget cut, to redirect funds for war

CHILDREN ARE forced to spend time in a safe room in Ashkelon as rockets are fired from the Gaza Strip.

Knesset eases laws to allow people to easily build safe rooms

Outgoing U.N. Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay talks during an interview to Reuters in her office in Geneva August 19, 2014.

Leading law conference drops UN Israel investigator after Hamas attack

By Luke Tress/JTA
 A baby gopher tortoise.

Florida man arrested for possession of threatened tortoise

 High Court hears petitions on against the incapacitation law on August 3, 2023.

Knesset requests delay in incapacitation High Court hearing filing

 ADA COLAU poses during her swearing-in ceremony as the new mayor of Barcelona, in 2019.

Lawfare Project wins lawsuit against former Barcelona mayor

 Knesset speaker Amir Ohana holds a press conference at the Knesset in Jerusalem. September 6, 2023.

Is Ohana right that the High Court can't strike basic laws? - analysis

 PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu confers with Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and Justice Minister Yariv Levin in the Knesset plenum, during voting on the reasonableness legislation last month.

Could reform deal defuse crisis at High Court? - analysis

 MK SIMCHA ROTHMAN, head of the Constitution, Law and Justice Committee and one of the architects of the government’s judicial reform legislation, attends a discussion and a vote on the reasonableness bill, in the Knesset last month.

What do we know about the 'compromise outline?' - analysis

 (L-R) Attorney-General Gali Baharav-Miara and Justice Minister Yariv Levin

A-G to Justice Minister Yariv Levin: Threats of firing won't deter me

 Artificial intelligence (illustrative)

Meta unveils AI model enabling “seamless” multilingual communication

 MK Simcha Rothman with Justice Minister Yariv Levin seen during a discussion and a vote in the assembly hall of the Knesset, the Israeli parliament in Jerusalem, on March 22, 2023.

Anti-reform protest HQ expands fight to 225 ‘dictatorial’ laws

 Israelis are seen demonstrating near the Supreme Court in Jerusalem ahead of a vote in the Knesset on judicial reform, on February 20, 2023.

Why are Israelis not protected by due process of law? - opinion

 The Knesset plenum on July 24. All opposition MKs boycotted the vote for the ‘reasonableness’ bill, while all coalition MKs supported it, resulting in a 64-0 vote.

What to expect from Wednesday's special Knesset session

 The Sanhedrin, as depicted by the ‘People’s Cyclopedia of Universal Knowledge’ (1883)

Does Israel need a new Sanhedrin to draft a constitution? - comment

 PRIME MINISTER Benjamin Netanyahu and Supreme Court President Esther Hayut attend a ceremony in Jerusalem, in 2019.

Israel's High Court issues injunction against Netanyahu's protection law

 PROTESTING JUDICIAL reform outside the Knesset last week.

Israel's Knesset is in recess: What will happen during the break? - explainer

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