A special panel of nine justices will hear the petition challenging the constitutionality of Amendment No. 7 to the Civil Damages (State Liability) Law: The petition was submitted by HaMoked together with eight other human rights organizations from Israel and the Occupied Territories. The petition seeks the cancellation of the amendment to the law, which prevents Palestinian citizens from claiming compensation from the State of Israel on account of damage caused by the security forces, even if the damage was not caused in the course of belligerent activities המוקד להגנת הפרט
17.07.2006
A special panel of nine justices will hear the petition challenging the constitutionality of Amendment No. 7 to the Civil Damages (State Liability) Law: The petition was submitted by HaMoked together with eight other human rights organizations from Israel and the Occupied Territories. The petition seeks the cancellation of the amendment to the law, which prevents Palestinian citizens from claiming compensation from the State of Israel on account of damage caused by the security forces, even if the damage was not caused in the course of belligerent activities
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The president of the Supreme Court, Justice Aharon Barak, ruled on 17 July 2006 that the hearing in the petition, and in additional petitions on the same matter, would take place before an expanded panel of nine justices. The secretariat of the court would schedule a hearing in the petitions for the last week of August 2006. 

Read the decision of the High Court of Justice (HCJ) dated 17 July 2006(Hebrew) 

Read the decision of the HCJ at the end of the hearing on 13 July 2006 issuing an interim order instructing the State to explain why the amendment to the law should not be cancelled as an amendment contrary to the basic legislation (Hebrew) 

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