Committee publishes final list of 9 candidates for attorney general

The committee searching for the next attorney general publishes the final lists of candidates to replace Avichai Mandelblit, who ends his term on February 1, after six years.

The list includes nine people, including the three candidates recommended by Justice Minister Gideon Sa’ar: Roi Scheindorf, the current deputy attorney general for international law; Raz Nizri, the current deputy attorney general for constitutional affairs; and Gali Baharav-Miara, who previously served eight years as the Tel Aviv district attorney for civil affairs.

The list also includes judge Michal Agmon-Gonen; Defense Ministry legal adviser Itai Ofir; Bar-Ilan University law Prof. Ariel Bendor; head of the Kohelet Policy Forum Dr. Aviad Bakshi; Knesset legal adviser Eyal Yinon; and Hebrew University law Prof. Barak Medina.

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