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No Extension for Netanyahu at the Expense of Justice

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Friday was the final deadline that Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit gave Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyers for scheduling the prime minister’s pre-indictment hearing. The meeting is supposed to be held by July 10; only after that can Mendelblit decide whether to indict Netanyahu in the corruption cases against him. Two weeks ago, Mendelblit told the lawyers – and by extension the public – that they must set a date for the hearing as soon as possible, and that if they do not, this could be interpreted as forfeiting their client’s right to a hearing. In this case an indictment based on the draft indictment would be issued.

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Friday came and went, and Netanyahu’s lawyers did not collect the evidentiary material, nor did they arrange a date for the hearing. Instead, they asked that the........

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