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The purse and the sword : the trials of Israel's legal revolution

Author: Daniel Friedmann; Haim Watzman; Oxford University Press.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2016.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Friedmann; Haim Watzman; Oxford University Press.
ISBN: 9780190278519 019027851X 9780190278502 0190278501
OCLC Number: 1005182006
Notes: Tyt. z ekranu tytułowego.
Tłumaczenie z hebrajskiego. Tyt. oryg.: Haʼarnaq whaḥereb.
Description: 1 online resource.
Details: Tryb dostępu: Internet.
Contents: Timeline ChartIntroduction Part I: The Classical Court1. A State is Born 2. To Judge But Not to Rule 3. The Attorney General and his Powers 4. The Legal System Topples Rabin 5. Menachem Begin: Temporary Justice Minister Part II: The Legal Revolution6. The Legal Revolution Takes Off 7. Undermining the Political System 8. Jewish Racists Meet Palestinian Nationalists in the Knesset 9. The Supreme Court and Military Service for Yeshiva Students:Justiciability and Public Suits 10. The Secret Services Affair 11. Torture 12. The Second Rabin Government and the Oslo Agreements 13. The Deri Trial 14. The Bar-On-Hebron Affair 15. Ehud Barak's Commission of Inquiry 16. Protecting Human Rights 17. Trespassing on the Executive 18. Political Agreements and Prizes 19. Interference in Knesset Procedures 20. The Supreme Court and the Fight against Terror 21. The Court as Legislator and the Wonders of Interpretation 22. The Supreme Court Writes a Constitution 23. Appointments to the Supreme Court 24. The Role of Criminal Law 25. Guilty until Proven Innocent 26. The Attorney General Reigns Supreme PART III: Partial Restraint 27. The Olmert Government and the Second Lebanon War 28. The Olmert Investigations 29. War in the Shadow of Criminal Investigations 30. The Ramon Trial 31. The Decline in the Supreme Court's Standing 32. Changes and Reform Proposals 33. Changes in the Appointments to the Supreme Court 34. Snail-Paced Justice 35. The Media Battle 36. The Court Today: Moderate Rulings, Radical Principles Index
Other Titles: Hʼrnq whḥrb
Responsibility: Daniel Friedmann ; translated by Haim Watzman.


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The Purse and the Sword is a remarkable book. Its arguments are precisely crafted, providing the reader with very readable and comprehensive material on Israeli legal development in recent decades. * Read more...

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