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Re Strumza, 1928-1929

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Re Strumza

Source: The Palestine Bulletin, 1 May 1928

 

JUDGE OF DISTRICT COURT SUSPENDED FROM OFFICE.

  According to "Al Carmel," Judge Joseph Strumza, member of the Haifa District Court, [....] temporarily suspended from office. The [paper] eulogizes Mr. Strumza ("although a [.....] expresses the hope that he will be [...] reinstated.

 

The Palestine Bulletin, 8 May 1928

JUDGE STRUMZA'S CASE.

Haifa.  - It is stated that all lawyers, Jewish as non-Jewish, have decided to send a memorandum to the Chief Justice asking him to reinstate Judge Strumza, member of the Haifa District Court, who has been temporarily suspended from office.

 

The Palestine Bulletin, 21 June 1928

JUSTICE STRUMZA DISMISSED.

   Mr. Justice Joseph Strumza, the Jewish member of the District Court, Haifa, has been dismissed by order of the High Commissioner after a special Commission of Inquiry had been held and found him guilty of signing a judicial document improperly.  The Commission was composed of the Attorney-General, the Director of the Education Department, and the Commandant of Police.

   It is stated that Mr. Strumza intends to appeal to the Colonial Office.  He served in the Palestine Courts for about ten tears including six years in the Haifa District Court.

 

The Palestine Bulletin, 28 July 1929

CASE OF JUDGE STRUMZA.

A New Enquiry.

   The Colonial Office has granted the appeal of Judge Strumza, member of the Haifa District Court, who was suspended from office last year by the Palestine Authorities on the charge of negligence of duty.  The Colonial Office's consent to dismiss him has been requested.

   As a consequence of Judge Strumza's appeal a commission has been appointed to inquire into the case again.  The commission consists of Mr. Justice F. R. Baker, President of the District Court, Jerusalem, and Mr. Justice Gad Frumkin.

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