Israel’s Justice Minister seeks to oust family court judge over foot-dragging

05.03.2012                      11.Adar. 5772

Innenpolitik:

Israel's Justice Minister seeks to oust family court judge over foot-dragging

A majority of at least seven of the nine members of the committee, which Neeman heads, is required to dismiss a judge.

In a rare move, Justice Minister Yaakov Neeman is expected to ask the Judicial Appointments Committee to dismiss Family Court Judge Ariel Ben-Ari due to delays in the latter's delivery of verdicts and other aspects of his judicial conduct.
A majority of at least seven of the nine members of the committee, which Neeman heads, is required to dismiss a judge. Before the vote, Ben-Ari will be summoned to appear before the committee and will be given the opportunity to study the material against him….