Judicial selection reforms pass initial votes

15.11.2011                      18.Cheschwan. 5772

Knesset:

Judicial selection reforms pass initial votes

Kadima MKs say bills mark “black flag of unconstitutional status” that will turn Israel into a “dark dictatorship.”

Two controversial judicial selection reform bills passed in the Knesset late Monday night, despite an opposition attempt at a filibuster.
The second and more contested bill, which regulates the Bar Association’s choice of its two representatives on the Judicial Selection Committee, passed a preliminary vote with 50 and 32 opposed….