‚MKs, ministers are delegitimizing Supreme Court‘

02.12.2011                      06.Kislev. 5772

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'MKs, ministers are delegitimizing Supreme Court'

Beinisch accuses MKs, ministers of incitement against High Court; former A-G Menahem Mazuz on list of court candidates.

Supreme Court President Dorit Beinisch accused politicians, Knesset members and ministers on Thursday of conducting a deliberate campaign of incitement and delegitimization against the country's most important legal institution.
Referring to a series of bills that seek to change the way justices are appointed to the Supreme Court, Beinisch said that for the past several years, politicians had tried to “damage the Supreme Court, to reduce its powers, and prevent it from carrying out its functions, and thus to undermine its ability to protect the country's democratic values.”…