Poll shows new low in settler and Haredi trust in legal system

20.07.2011                      18.Tammus, 5771

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Poll shows new low in settler and Haredi trust in legal system

Ultra-Orthodox and West Bank, East Jerusalem Jews less likely to trust law, study reveals.

People in ultra-Orthodox and settler communities are unlikely to consider the court system in Israel legitimate, according to a new poll. The report also showed that compared to other Western countries, degree of trust placed on the justice system by the Jewish population inside the Green Line is also low.
The annual study was carried out this month by a team at The Center for the Study of Crime, Law and Society at Haifa University, headed by Prof. Arye Rattner. The study has been carried out annually since 2000, but its findings are only presented here now for the first time….