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Barak said Israel’s Supreme Court is unlike most courts because judges operate in real time, often called on to make decisions on unfolding events, such as the building of the security fence separating Israel from the West Bank. Justice Barak said he deemed sections of the fence illegal and halted construction. He ordered a rerouting of the fence because it interfered with the lives of Palestinian residents, and that outweighed security considerations.

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