Supreme Court hears arguments over fate of Beit Shemesh election

24.01.2014                      23.Schwat.5774

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Supreme Court hears arguments over fate of Beit Shemesh election

Abutbol: new elections are collective punishment; Cohen: fraud was attack on our democracy; AG: uphold lower court order for new elections.

The Supreme Court on Thursday heard arguments by lawyers for Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein, Beit Shemesh Mayor Moshe Abutbul and his October 2013 challenger Eli Cohen over whether the lower court’s order for new elections should be upheld….