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is a Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel
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, appointed to the Court in 2003.
Born in Israel
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, Grunis served in the Israeli army
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(1962-1965), earned an LL.B. degree (1968) from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem
and was admitted to the Israeli bar
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in 1969. In 1972 he earned a Master of Law (LL.M.) degree from the University of Virginia
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in the United States
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before being awarded a D.Jur. from Osgoode Hall Law School
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