San Diego International Law Journal

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Over the past few years, a relatively large number of cases have arisen in Israel, in which media publications have allegedly influenced criminal proceedings. The Supreme Court of Israel has issued a number of inconsistent decisions regarding such publications.

In this Article, we will study the sub judice prohibition, analyze the concern of undue influence of media publications in criminal cases in light of contemporary behavioral literature, discuss the various approaches found in contemporary Israeli case law, and propose a new and better model.