Analysis of the judgement on the ESIL Migration and Refugee Law Interest Group Blog

On 16 September, Israel’s Supreme Court sitting as a High Court of Justice unanimously struck down legislation that mandated lengthy detention of asylum seekers, deeming it unconstitutional.

Dr. Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler has posted an analysis of the judgement on the ESIL Migration and Refugee Law Interest Group Blog (http://migreflaw.wordpress.com/2013/09/22/blogpost-on-the-israeli-supreme-court-judgment/) and the Israel Democracy Institute’s webpage (http://en.idi.org.il/analysis/articles/quashing-legislation-mandating-lengthy-detention-of-asylum-seekers)