Knesset set to vote for 2 controversial bills

21.11.2011                      24.Cheschwan. 5772

Knesset:

Knesset set to vote for 2 controversial bills

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The Knesset is expected to vote on two bills this week that would affect which judges are chosen for the Supreme Court.
The first bill, known as the “Bar Association Bill” or the “Sohlberg Bill,” is likely to be brought for its first reading in the Knesset plenum on Monday afternoon, and the “Grunis Bill” is expected to be brought to a vote this week, as well, in its second and third readings….