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03 May

| 2012 | 00:00

Symposium: Judicial Independence in the Three Branches of Government – Reciprocal Relations Between the Court and the Knesset and Government

  • Free
  • Public
  • Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, Radak 20, Jerusalem
  • Free
  • Public
  • Jerusalem Institute for Policy Research, Radak 20, Jerusalem
Symposium: Judicial Independence in the Three Branches of Government – Reciprocal Relations Between the Court and the Knesset and Government
The Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law, in cooperation with the Jerusalem Institute and the Jerusalem District Committee of the Israel Bar Association hosted the Annual Memorial Lecture in Honor of Attorney Daniel Jacobson on the topic of:
 
Judicial Independence in the Three Branches of Government – Reciprocal Relations Between the Court and the Knesset and Government
 
Following:
 
Shimon Shetreet & Christopher Forsyth
Culture of Judicial Independence:
Conceptual Foundations and Practical Challenges (2012)
 
Moderator: Justice Dalia Dorner of the Supreme Court of Israel (ret.)
 
Greetings: 
Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov, Head of the Jerusalem Institute; and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Attorney Asher Axelrod, Chair, Jerusalem District Committee, Israel Bar Association
 
Opening Remarks:
Prof. Barak Medina, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Prof. Michael Karayanni, Head of the Harry and Michael Sacher Institute for Legislative Research and Comparative Law, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem 
 
Presentations:
Knesset Member Reuven Rivlin, Speaker of the Knesset 
Prof. Yaakov Neeman, Minister of Justice
Justice Eliezer Rivlin, Deputy-President of the Supreme Court of Israel
 
Concluding Remarks:
 
Prof. Shimon Shetreet, Faculty of Law, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem