March 3, 2015
by Elizabeth LaForgia
A judge for Egypt's Administrative Court on Tuesday suspended the country's upcoming parliamentary elections indefinitely after another court declared the election law's provision on voting districts unconstitutional. The decision by Judge Yahia Darouri was expected after the Supreme ...[read more]
March 1, 2015
by Emelina Perez
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court on Sunday ruled part of an election law unconstitutional, possibly delaying the upcoming parliamentary elections. The law was enacted by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to set up voting districts, creating 567 new seats in parliament, of which 420 ...[read more]
October 9, 2014
by Josh Guckert
JURIST Guest Columnist Mohamed Abdelaal, of the Alexandria University School of Law in Egypt, discusses the complexities of the current state of the Egyptian Supreme Constitutional Court...After the now-ousted President Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood assumed power in Egypt in June 2012, ...[read more]
July 5, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
Egyptian authorities on Wednesday shut down four Islamist-run television stations that were viewed as sympathetic to ousted President Mohamed Morsi. This crackdown occurred only a day after the Egyptian military removed Morsi from office and installed an interim government headed by High ...[read more]
July 4, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
The Chairman of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt, Adly Mansour, on Thursday took the oath to become the interim head of state after the Egyptian military deposed President Mohamed Morsi and suspended the nation's constitution on Wednesday. Morsi has been placed under house arrest, and ...[read more]
July 3, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Egyptian military on Wednesday deposed President Mohamed Morsi, suspended the nation's constitution and installed an interim government headed by High Constitutional Court judge Adly Mansour. Protests and demonstrations erupted throughout Egypt on Sunday calling for Morsi's resignation for ...[read more]
July 2, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Egyptian Court of Cassation on Tuesday ordered President Mohammed Morsi to reinstate Abdel Meguid Mahmoud to his post as prosecutor-general (PG). Morsi appointed Talaat Abdallah as PG in November, pursuant to a controversial constitutional declaration which dismissed and replaced the Mubarak- ...[read more]
June 2, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Egypt's highest court, the Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC), on Sunday held that the country's legislature and constitutional panel were illegally elected. While the constitutional panel has already dissolved, the legislature's upper house, the Shura Council, will not be dissolved until the ...[read more]
May 26, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
Egypt's Supreme Constitutional Court (SCC) on Saturday found provisions of the nation's revised parliament and election law invalid under the Egyptian constitution. In April the Shura Council, Egypt's upper house of parliament, approved the revisions, which set forth new procedures for lower hous... ...[read more]
March 27, 2013
by Keith Herting
An Egyptian appeals court on Wednesday overturned the November 22 decree by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi which dismissed Prosecutor-General Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud. Morsi had removed Mahmoud from office following the acquittal of some who had been charged with murdering protesters against the ...[read more]

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