Court blasts AG, State Prosecutor for misconduct in PM's trial

The Jerusalem District Court on Monday slammed Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit and the State Prosecutor for misconduct in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption case.

The three-judge panel’s criticism comes after the prosecution failed to provide the court with written approval from Mandelblit to initiate some investigative steps against a sitting prime minister as sanctioned in Basic Law: The Judiciary and Basic Law: The Government — two of Israel’s constitution-like ground laws, and only provided verbal approval.

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