Israel panel approves 4 new Supreme Court justices

06.01.2012                      11.Tewet. 5772

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Israel panel approves 4 new Supreme Court justices

New members Daphne Barak-Erez, Zvi Zylbertal, and Uri Shoham receive full back of Judicial Appointments Committee, while Noam Sohlberg backed by 8 of the panel's 9 members.

The Judicial Appointments Committee named four new Supreme Court justices on Friday, following a tumultuous week of power struggles and controversy surrounding Israel's court system.
The newly appointed justices are Jerusalem District Court Judge Noam Sohlberg, dean of Tel Aviv University's law school Daphne Barak-Erez, Jerusalem District Court Deputy President Zvi Zylbertal, and Tel Aviv District Court Judge Uri Shoham….