Appeal for Stavsky Held over to July
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Appeal for Stavsky Held over to July

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The appeal of Abraham Stavsky from the sentence of death imposed on him by the Court of Assizes in the Arlosoroff case will not be heard by the Court of Appeals before mid-July, it was reported today, in view of the illness of Horace Samuel, Stavsky’s attorney.

Samuel is now recuperating from an appendicitis operation he underwent shortly after the Stavsky trial was completed.

The Court of Appeals will consist of four judges, two of them Arabs. Because of this, a group of special Arab translators are busy translating the records of the trial into Arabic.

The full text of the dissenting opinion of Judge Moshe Valero. Jewish member of the Court of Assizes who voted for the acquittal of Stavsky as well as Zvi Rosenblatt, who was freed was made public today. It follows:


After careful consideration of this case I make the following findings of facts.

Firstly, the assailants passed by and looked at the victim and his wife several times and one of them exposed himself in an indecent manner in their view before the attack took place.

Secondly, the crime was committed at such time and place when and where persons are known to, and in fact do, resort for immoral purposes.

Thirdly, the first description given by Mrs. Arlosoroff of the two assailants is totally different from the actual appearance of

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