ICJ orders Israel to prevent genocide in Gaza, declines to order ceasefire – JURIST

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Israel on Friday to “take all measures within its power” to prevent breaches of the Genocide Convention in the Gaza Strip, but declined to order a ceasefire in the... Read more »

Criminal complaint filed against Israel president during visit to Switzerland – JURIST

The Swiss Federal Prosecutor’s office confirmed Friday to Swiss media outlet Keystone-SDA that a criminal complaint against Israeli President Isaac Herzog has been filed. The announcement came during the week long annual World... Read more »
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US Senate rejects resolution to make agency draft report of Israel human rights practices during war – JURIST

The US Senate rejected a resolution which would have required the US State Department to prepare a report on Israel’s human rights practices amid the Israel-Hamas war. Section 2 of the resolution... Read more »

South Africa lays out genocide case against Israel at ICJ – JURIST

Proceedings began Thursday at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a case centering on allegations that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza. Following Hamas’ Oct. 7 attack on Israeli civilians, Israeli... Read more »

Israel Supreme Court delays amendment protecting PM from compulsory recusal – JURIST

The Israeli Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday to delay the applicability of Amendment No. 12 to the Basic Law, calling it an amendment for personal motives and an abuse of the Knesset,... Read more »

Israel Supreme Court strikes down key component of proposed judicial reforms – JURIST

The Supreme Court of Israel struck down Monday a key component of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s controversial judicial reform law, which sought to stop judges from nullifying government decisions that they deemed... Read more »

Justice Tech Company Paladin Partners with Israel and New York Bar Associations to Launch Pro Bono Portal for Israeli Citizens Impacted By the War

In response to urgent legal needs among Israeli citizens arising from the Israel-Hamas war, the Israel Bar Association (IBA) has collaborated with the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) and Paladin, the... Read more »

Israel Defense Forces accidentally kill 3 Israeli hostages in Gaza – JURIST

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) announced that it mistakenly killed three Israeli hostages who were holding up a white flag in Gaza on Friday. The names of the hostages are Yotam Haim,... Read more »

Jerusalem Catholic officials: Israel sniper killed 2 women and wounded 7 others in Gaza church – JURIST

The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Roman Catholic diocese for the region, accused an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) sniper of killing two women and injuring seven other church members at the Holy... Read more »

Human rights groups file legal challenge to stop UK licenses for Israel weapons exports – JURIST

Legal and human rights groups have filed a legal challenge with the UK’s High Court calling for the government to stop granting licenses for weapons exports to Israel, activists said on Thursday.... Read more »

Israel court resumes PM Netanyahu corruption trial – JURIST

Israeli prosecutors resumed the corruption trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after Israeli Minister of Justice Yaris Levin lifted the country’s state of emergency on December 1. The trial had been... Read more »

ICC prosecutor concludes first ever trip to Israel and Palestine as Palestine rights groups allege bias – JURIST

Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Karim A.A. Khan concluded his trip to Israel and Palestine on Sunday, issuing a statement stressing the importance of international law. This was the... Read more »
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